A Persian Shiraz Hand Knotted Gabbeh with Ivory Color (Light Beige) Background and Design of Animals, People and Plants on The Gabbeh. Material: Solid Wool, Full Pile and fringes. Size: 296 cm x 206 cm (116.5" x 81.1") or (9.7' x 6.7'). About Gabbeh: Gabbeh is a hand-woven pile rug that are much thicker and coarser than other Persian carpets. Sometimes they can be as much as one inch or 2.5 cm in depth. The word Gabbeh comes from the Persian and translate to Â“in the roughÂ”. It is an accurate description of this style of Persian rugs. Gabbeh is created from high quality wool that comes from the tribe's own sheep. Gabbeh rugs have usually simple design elements, this is the feature makes them suitable for modern design.