Persian Bakthiar Rug 561 x 358cm


Specifications
Rug no

356804

Size in cm

561 x 358

Size in feet

18.3 x 11.7

Composition

100% Wool pile based on cotton foundation

Condition & Age

Circa 1930

Origin

Hand woven in Iran

Region

Bakhtiar

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.