Sofreh, kilim field with a knotted edge.
Sofreh rugs were used for presenting food during festivities.
The Iran word for banquet is therefore also 'Sofreh'.
This one was made by Sahsavan nomads from northern Iran, Varamin region.
Top and bottom also have a kilim edge with transversely woven patterns.
'Walking dog' or Greek key pattern.
The edge has a so-called crab pattern, as it reminds of a crab.
The darker backgammon points are characteristic of a Sofreh.
Approx. 80 years old.
Looks slightly like a Beluch but is a lot finer.
- Nr of items
- 125 cm
- 123 cm
- Wool on wool
- Country of Origin
- Manufacturing period
- Early 20th century
- In very good condition
- Rug professionally cleaned