Bakhtiari 1708



6’ 8” x 9’ 4”      A masterpiece in design and colors from the Bakhtiari tribal weavers in the western Persia. The rug has a large elongated diamond medallion that covers a big portion of the field and multiple borders. This beautiful example comes with oversized multiple medallions in rust, blue, and cream colors with the design of vines and flowers. The main field has an abrash blue color with streaks of light blue throughout which is the result of the use of vegetable dyes and wool coloring which adds to the uniqueness and artistry of this rug. The main border is cream color with a geometric design throughout the border. The Bakhtiari rugs are renowned for their use of natural dyes and brilliant colors. There is a lot of beautiful green color used in the field and the borders which also adds to the beauty of the rug.

Dimensions:  6’ 8” x 9’ 4”
Date of Manufacture:  4th Quarter of the 1800s
Place of Origin:  Persia
Material:  Wool pile on a cotton foundation with natural organic vegetable dyes
Condition:  Wear consistent with age and use

SKU: 1708

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