language (Farsi) the Gabbeh means
raw, natural which represent rough and simple original carpet. These carpets
are woven by Ghashghai nomads in Fars province of Iran. The Gabbeh carpets are
manufactured by hand-spun sheep wool with cotton-based. The wool and yarns are
dyed on dying plants in sharp elegant as well as in natural colors. The pattern
and design s of these Gabbeh carpets are very simple with motifs like four legs
animal, birds or some tiny geometric elements.
Now the new
Modern trend in Gabbeh carpets has been introduced by Pakistan and India. The
carpets with new design and patterns and weaving techniques are known as modern
Gabbeh.Weavers from India and Pakistan
are producing the modern Gabbeh in sharp and natural colors in fine quality
with different names like Pakistani Gabbeh, Modern Gabbeh, Luribaft Gabbeh.