antique khamseh confederacy carpet fars proivince southwest persia

Antique Khamseh Confederacy Carpet, Fars Proivince, South-West Persia.


Price

£4,500
| $5,864 USD | €5,356 EUR


Item Ref

BM/SJ1

Description

This beautiful carpet was made by one of the five tribes that form the Khamseh Confederation in Fars Province, south-west Persia during the lat quarter of the nineteenth century. The overall field design contains large botehs with smaller botehs internally and referred to as the 'mother & child' boteh, symbolising fertility and birth. All the colours are natural providing a stunning palette. The main border consists of a continuaous vine with small flowers and botehs, symbolising the eternal cycle of life.
A truly fabulous carpet.
Size: 3.05m x 2.13m (10' 0" x 7' 0").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM/SJ1


Dimensions

Height = 305 cm (120")
Width = 213 cm (84")
Depth = 0 cm (0")



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