This finely hand knotted pile rug is made using rich natural dyes and handspun wool pile in a gabbe stye. In Persian, gabbeh means raw, unclipped or in-the-rough; an apt description for these thick, whimsical gems of tribal art. Their thick wool made for ideal insulation against the desert whose temperatures fluctuate from extreme hot and cold. Wonderful color and texture in this great rug! FREE Shipping and Easy Returns.