47. Beautiful Bakhtiar Tribal Rug

Bakhtiar Tribal Persian Rug natural dyes hand-spun wool

47. Provenance: Bakhtiari tribe, South Western Persia

Size: 204 x 166cm

Age: Circa 1910

Condition: Good. Some minor wear to pile. Some old moth damage.

Notes: Beautiful pannelled garden design, typical of Bakhtiari tribe. All natural dyes (the Bakhtiari were some of the best dyers in Persia). Despite the floral design, these are tribal products from nomadic herders who clearly longed for lush gardens in their harsh arid camps.

Materials: Handspun wool pile on cotton foundation.


price: £775 £658.75