749. a disarming antique Qashqa'i tribal Persian rug

Antique or old Qashqa'i (?) tribal Persian rug

749. Provenance: Qashqa'i Confederacy of tribes, Fars Province, Southern Persia

Age: c 1920

Size: 247 x 114 cm

Condition: Generally good, but with some patches of low pile.

Notes: Bold design and colouring, clearly demonstrating its pure tribal origins. Three strongly drawn medallions, surrounded by a cornucopia of tribal motifs, all framed by a strident white main border. The use of the orange dye is typical of the tribe in this era. All wool construction.