antique qashqa'i rug safi khani taifeh fars province southwest persia

Antique Qashqa'i Rug, Safi Khani Taifeh, Fars Province, South-West Persia.


Price

£1,850
| $2,411 USD | €2,202 EUR


Item Ref

BM2044

Description

I love the beautiful drawing of design on this 19th century rug, possibly made by the Safi Khani taifeh within the Qashqa'i Confederacy. I see the rounded shapes as stylised flowers, opening up to the sun, the most important symbol in tribal life providing life! The madder-red ground is glowing and apart from brown-dye corrosion, the rug is in very good overall condition.
Size: 1.83m x 1.27m (6' 0" x 4' 2").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM2044


Dimensions

Height = 183 cm (72")
Width = 127 cm (50")
Depth = 0 cm (0")



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