524. A joyful old Bachtiari Persian carpet

Old Bachtiari tribal Persian rug

524. Provenance: Bachtiari tribe, Western Iran

Size: 310 x 167 cm

Age: Circa 1950

Condition: Very good. Minor, fully secured, losses at ends.

Notes: A delightful and happy carpet with strong, vibrant colouring. This is a quite unusual Bachtiari design with two joined central medallions, surrounded by some highly stylized tribal renditions of flowerheads and rosettes. Good, oily wool, woven on heavy cotton