Bachtiar - Carpet - 324 cm - 204 cm

Bachtiar - Carpet - 324 cm - 204 cm
Wool on cotton - Iran - First half 20th century

Antique + - 1940 Armenian Bakhtiar with very beautiful design and shiny wool because of it's age, attractive colors, all colors are natural dyes and abrash• It is in very good condition for its age, 250,000 - 300,000 knots per sq. meter, It is cleaned by shampoo and ready to use. with certificate.(Please look at the pictures).

NR. 02182

• collectors item

• The rug was exported from Iran before Jan. 2015.

• Knot density is 250,000 - 300,000 knots/m².

• Country of Origin: Persia (Iran)

• Item condition: very good for its age.

• Size: approx. 324 cm X 204 cm

• Pile: wool

• Chain: 100% pure cotton

• Quality: Very good, very fine for Bakhtiar.

• Processing: Guaranteed Handmade

With certificate of authenticity

Fast and secure shipping via TNT/GLS. With tracking number in order to locate the parcel at any moment!
Additional costs for shipping to islands (Corsica, Sicily, etc.).

The Bakhtiari tribespeople of the rugged Zagros Mountains are famed for their perilous annual migrations over snow-capped peaks and for their lustrous, deep-toned antique tribal carpets displaying grand scale, cornucopian designs. An early 20th-century visitor to the lush Chahar Mahal district in Central Persia noted: “To me Bakhtiari carpets are among the most interesting of the tribal village weavings of Persia . . . for they have that quality which we call character: that is, individuality, sincerity, and strength.”
Although they traditionally produced only geometric designs, the Bakhtiaris—along with the Armenian, Kurdish and other weavers of the Chahar Mahal—were also influenced by the floral carpets of the Persian cities, especially those of nearby Isfahan. This gave birth to an innovative and distinctive stylization. This is found especially in their oversize and palace-size antique Bakhtiatri carpets that were woven on commission by the great Bakhtiari khans. These are among the most highly regarded of the antique Bakhtiari carpets.

Lot details
Nr of items
324 cm
204 cm
Wool on cotton
Country of Origin
Manufacturing period
First half 20th century
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
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