antique qashqa'i sofreh southwest persia

Antique Qashqa'i Sofreh, South-West Persia



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A rare and beautiful little sofreh (dining flatweave) woven by Qashqa'i tribes and dated (top centre) in the Islamic calendar 1320 - 1902 in the solar calendar. Dining sofrehs were, as the name implies, used for placing bowls of food on, while the tribespeople would sit around and eat. Such pieces were often reserved for guests.
Size: 86 x 61cm (2' 10" x 2' 0").
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Internal Ref: BM273

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