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Photos: Weaving Jajim in Shoushtar

Photos by Amin Nazari, ISNA

"جاجيم بافي" يکي از کهن‌ترين صنايع دستي کشور - شوشتر

Shoushtar is a town in Khouzestan province in southwest Iran.

Jajim or Jajem means a "Thick cloth" like "palas" and also a kind of two-sides carpet, which is thinner than Palas. Jajim is woven with colorful and fine threads of wool or mixture of silk and wool. It is a hand weave with no fluff and its two surfaces could be used. It is a tribal weaving and used as a coverlet or protector from coldness. - read more on

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