Antique Baharlu Tribal Rug of the Khamseh ...

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BM915

This stunning rug has a myriad of chickens all pecking at seeds on the ground! Made by the Baharlu tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy in south-west Persia around 1860-1870, this beautiful rug is in very good condition with little wear and a fabulous palette of saturated vegetable colours. The end panels are complete and the warps at the top end are braided and intact.
This is one of the best Baharlu rugs I've handled.
Size: 2.75m x 1.50m (9' x 5').
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Rug, South-West Persia

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BM403

A fabulous 'chicken' ('murghi' in Persian) rug of the Khamseh Confederacy Baharlu tribe of south-west Persia, made circa 1860-1870.
The rug is in excellent condition bar a few minor areas in the corners which have been expertly restored - not a concern for such a wonderful, collectable piece. The weave is extremely fine indicating a very important rug to its original owner. The field is literally filled with chickens, all pecking at seeds on the ground!
Size: 1.78m x 1.30m (5' 10" x 4' 3").
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Tribal Rug, Baharlu Sub-Tribe, ...

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BM/HD

This fabulous rug belongs to a rare tribal group within the Khamseh Confederacy - the Baharlu nomads. It is elegant in its drawing - the weaver probably inspired by the classical carpets during the 19th century. Made around 1870-1880, the beautiful vegetable colours just glow and the rug is in excellent overall condition with only very minor wear.
Size: 1.91m x 1.42m (6' 3" x 4' 8").
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Antique Small Carpet, Khamseh Confederacy Tribes, South-West ...

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BM1648

This unusually small, squarish carpet was made by the Baharlu sub-tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The tribal design of two lozenges surrounded by minute diagonal bands of small flowers is usually found on more standard, narrower rugs from this tribe, and the spandrels contain a myriad of stylised peacocks - symbols of spirituality and divine protection. The overall condition of this carpet is very good bar some minor wear in the lower left spandrel. Nevertheless, for its age, it has worn extremely well and should see out another hundred years if not more!
Size: 2.88 x 1.88m (9' 5" x 6' 2").
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Rug, Fars Province, South-West ...

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BM/VK1

This rug was made by the Khamseh Confederacy in south-west Persia around 1880. The rug contains a three-lozenge design on a deep indigo-blue ground filled with stylised flowers and, if you look very closely, you will see one little, fat, red chicken! The borders are beautifully executed and the rug is in excellent condition.
Size: 1.90 x 0.98m (6' 3" x 3' 3").
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Antique Carpet, Khamseh Confederacy Tribes, South West ...

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BM688

This very handsome carpet was made by the Khamseh Confederacy tribes in south west Persia at the beginning of the 20th century. The colours are all vegetable.
Size: 2.74m x 2.13m (9' 0" x 7' 0").
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Rug, Arab Jabareh Taifeh, ...

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BM/SC1

This charming little rug was made by the Arab Jabareh tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy around 1890-1900. It comprises a myriad of birds, chickens, double-headed sun-birds and two human figures in the centre. The indigo-blue field glows and the rug is in excellent condition.
Size: 1.53m x 1.07m (5' 0" x 3' 6").
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Rug, South-West Persia

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BM723

This very decorative square rug was made by the Baharlu tribe of the Khamseh Confederacy in south-west Persia during the last quarter of the 19th century. I have to refer to it as 'the chicken rug' as it is literally covered in chickens pecking at seeds on the ground! In mint condition with a soft, lustrous woollen pile, this rug is a nice example of the work done by the Arab Baharlu in the 19th century.
Size: 1.83m x 1.68m (6' 0" x 5' 6").
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Rug, Fars Province, South-West ...

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BM/Khamseh

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").
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Rug, Arab Ghani Tribe, ...

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BM1374

A colourful little rug of the Khamseh Confederacy, Arab Ghani sub-tribe, in very good condition, made around the last quarter of the 19th century.
Note the stylised birds in the middle madder-red border. A beautiful rug with stunning natural colours.
Size: 1.58m x 1.27m (5' 2" x 4' 2").
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Tribes, South-West Persia

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BM372

A truly fabulous rug of the Khamseh Confederation made in south-west Persia around 1880. The rug is in mint condition - full pile and complete flatwoven ends - no repairs other than the selvedges having been rebound. The colours are superb - glowing vegetable dyes throughout!
A wonderful and collectable example.
Size: 1.70m x 1.25m (5' 7" x 4' 1").
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Antique Khamseh Confederacy Rug, Baharlu Taifeh, South-West ...

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BM/ST1

Made around 1870-1880, this stunning rug of the Baharlu nomads within the Khamseh Confederacy tribes, is in excellent overall condition, even retaining its original skirts at each end. The field consists of pomegranates and the vegetable colours are superb.
Size: 1.96m x 1.17m (6' 5" x 3' 10").
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