76. Striking Luri Tribal Rug

Lori or Luri Tribal Persian carpet hand-spun wool

76. Provenance: Lur Tribe, Luristan, S Persia

Size: 150x252cm

Age: Circa 1920

Materials: Wool pile on wool foundation

Design and colour: Three Qashq’ai/Luri medalions (Stone, p255) on field of numerous tribal motifs and lozenges. A strikingly simple tribal design in beautful primary colours. Such rugs are prized for the naive simplicity of design.

Condition: Very good, with slightly lower pile in certain areas.