antique khamseh confederacy rug fars province southwest persia

Antique Khamseh Confederacy Rug, Fars Province, South-West Persia.


Price

£1,450
| $1,931 USD | €1,643 EUR


Item Number

BM/Khamseh

Description

This charming little rug was made by Arab nomads within the Khamseh Confederacy - a confederation of 5 tribes - in Fars Province, south-west Persia circa 1900. The rug is in excellent condition - full pile - with a glowing indigo-blue field and spandrels of madder-red. Within the spandrels are stylised peacocks - symbols of immortality and divine protection.
Size: 1.60m x 1.15m (5' 3" x 3' 9").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM/Khamseh



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