antique khamseh confederacy carpet southwest persia

Antique Khamseh Confederacy Carpet, South-West Persia.


Price

£2,750
| $3,662 USD | €3,116 EUR


Item Ref

Khamseh 1

Description

The Khamseh Confederacy - a confederation of 5 tribes - inhabit the region of Fars in south-west Persia, next to their neighbours, the Qashqa'i. This handsome and elegant carpet was made circa 1870-1880 and is in very good overall condition bar a few minor old repairs and replaced selvedges - all reflected in the reasonable price. A very decorative floor covering.
Size: 3.75m x 1.55m (12' 4" x 5' 1").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: Khamseh 1



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