Armanibaft Circa 1920 Antique Rug – 303 x 222cm
|Dimensions||50395562 × 50394361 cm|
|Size in cm|
303 x 222
|Size in feet|
9.94 x 7.28
|Condition & Age|
Hand woven in Iran
|Number of Knots|
Approx 260,000 Knots in 1sq meter
Armanibaft is a small village where the residents are Armenian and it is part of Bakhtiyar district located in south of Isfahan.
Bakhtiari carpets or Bakhtiari rugs derive their name from Bakhtiari tribe. The tribe resides in the South West of Iran. It is one of the oldest tribe engaged in the manufacturing of rugs and carpets. In the beginning of the 19th century,
The most popular patterns used on the Bakhtiari Carpets include geometric, semi-geometric, and curvilinear. The design is unique and beautiful and is generally crowded. Bakhtiari rugs and carpets feature mostly gardens consisting of various compartments like square, rectangular, diamond, or hexagon. Every compartment contains floral motif like willow tree, a cypress tree, a bush, a grapevine, a vase containing flowers, or a bird sitting on a branch etc.