antique qashqa'i rug sheshboluki taifeh fars province southwest persia

Antique Qashqa'i Rug, Shesh-Boluki Taifeh, Fars Province, South-West Persia.


Price

£1,250
| $1,665 USD | €1,432 EUR


Item Ref

BM1623

Description

Small rugs of the Qashqa'i tribes are scarce and this charming little rug is certainly one of those.
Made by the Shesh-Boluki sub-tribe (taifeh) of the Qashqa'i Confederacy around 1900, it contains two stylised 'scorpions' depicted within the central indigo-blue lozenges. Surrounding the blue lozenges is an outlining in coral with the main madder-red border containing family-unity symbols.
The rug is in excellent condition and retaining its attractive chevron end skirts.
Size: 1.24m x 0.82m (4' 1" x 2' 8").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM1623


Dimensions

Height = 124 cm (49")
Width = 82 cm (32")
Depth = 0 cm (0")



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