Qashqai

  • $3,400.00


The Qashqai tribes have kept their tradition of moving to highland pastures in the summer where the weather is cooler and lowland fields in the winter where the weather is warmer.   Extremely unique rug. The Center field is a flatweave (kilim) with animal design forms similar to Sumak needlepoint woven into the field. The border is a piled rug with geometric and animal form designs. A beautiful piece as a wall hanging to show the tribal art of Western Persia.

Dimensions:  3’8” x 6’2”
Date of Manufacture:  3rd Quarter of the 1900s
Place of Origin:  Persia
Material:  Wool pile on a wool foundation with natural vegetable dyes.
Condition:  Wear consistent with age and use

Rug ID: 1043