is one of the cities of Iran, where produces beautiful carpets and
floor-coverings, which are sold all over the world.
Nain is located in the foot of Zard-kouh mountain, in western margin
of desert. Nain is a dependency
Isfahan province and Nain city is its center.
wearing is the main occupation of people in Nain. Because of high
quality of Nain rug, it is worn with the same designs in many parts of
Iran like other dependencies of Isfahan province, such as Ardestan and
Biyabanak or further regions like Tabas (Khorasan province) and Qazvin,
... but original Nain rug is generally found in Nain city. Precedence
of this carpet is about one century. Regarding carpet wearing, Lenjan
wearing is distinguished in Nain.
and wefts of these rugs are cotton with silk pile and are mostly a
mixture of silk and wool. White silk is
usually used in margin, to give a relief look to carpet.
designs of Nain rugs are corner-medallion, all-over palmette flower.
Some traditional images of Nain rug are Internal dome (ceiling),
Hajkhanoumi, Tree, Tabi, Prayer-niche, All-over flower and
Inscriptive, which are related to the most traditional Iranian
designs. Regarding the shape, rugs are different in Nain .
images are usually used in runner, hexagon, circle and octagon rugs.