Shahsavan - Sofreh - 125 cm - 123 cm

Description
Shahsavan - Sofreh - 125 cm - 123 cm
Wool on wool - Iran - Early 20th century

Sofreh, kilim field with a knotted edge.
Wonderfully made.
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.
Caucasian pattern.
The darker backgammon points are characteristic of a Sofreh.
Approx. 80 years old.
Looks slightly like a Beluch but is a lot finer.

Lot details
Nr of items
1
Model
Shahsavan
Object
Sofreh
Length
125 cm
Width
123 cm
Material
Wool on wool
Country of Origin
Iran
Manufacturing period
Early 20th century
Condition
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
Yes
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