Persian Antique Bakthiar Rug Circa 1910 – 274 x 208cm


Specifications
Dimensions50395562 × 50394361 cm
Rug no

363337

Size in cm

274 x 208

Size in feet

8.9 x 6.5

Composition

100% Wool pile based on cotton foundation

Age

Circa 1910

Condition & Age

Perfect, full pile

Origin

Hand woven in Iran

Region

Bakhtiar

Number of Knots

Approx 260,000 Knots in 1sq meter

About the piece

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.

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