of Iranian rugs, which Nain carpet, is one them are
divided in some groups.
1) regarding the wearing:
A- Rugs with full images and fine wearing with wale number
50 and more.
B- Carpets with average to good wearing with wale number
less than 30.
regarding the usage:
A- Artistically rugs, including fine and full imaged
B- Ordinary rugs with average wearing and known designs.
C- Rustic, villager and tribal rugs with coarse wearing.
of the distinctive particularities of Nain rugs is using
well-known Iranian images, such as, Palmette flower,
Corner-medallion, Chinese and Arabesque. These are the
oldest and the most traditional Iranian designs and
second particularity is dyeing of Nain rugs, which are
easily distinguished from other Iranian rugs.
most important particularity of dyeing in Nain rug, is
light and matt ground and using cold colors
a special period of time, a relative change happened in
monotonous colors of Nain rug, so that common and famous
designs of other regions crossed the limits of Nain rugs.
designs like, Corner-medallion, Dragon, Bird, Six
medallions in red ground, Threshold, Frame and half-frame,
Prayer-niche and corner by the name of " Grave "
suit colors and wearing styles in Nain rugs, very well.
This particularity accompanied with great wearing and
dyeing quality of Nain rug.
school is one of the art schools, which had a great
influence on designs and images of Nain rug and are known
as “Herat images”. These images are more inspired by
plants like (trunks, spiral shape soft stems, bird's
feather like leaves, palm leaf, flowers ...). Nain rug
also contains Arabesque image.