Antique Bakhtiari Persian Rug from Châl-e Shotor Origin | Iran (Persia) Village | Châl-e Shotor Dimensions | 4'4" × 6'4" Type | Hand-Knotted / Double-Wefted Pile Material | Wool Foundation Material | Wool Age | 1920 - 1930's About Bakhtiari Rugs: Bakhtiar rugs and carpets are produced by a number of ethnically and linguistically diverse peoples living in the Zagros Mountains of central Iran, west of Isfahan. Many of these peoples were derived originally from the Bakhtiar peoples, who were an historically nomadic peoples related to the Luri peoples. While the larger carpet industry of the region is called “Bakhtiari”, its carpet-makers speak a number of different languages, including Persian and Arabic. Some of the villages in this region that are associated with the carpet industry, include Boldaji, Feridan, Saman, and Chal-e-Shotor. Bakhtiari rugs have a solid reputation, both for the high quality of their wools, and the durability and beauty of their rugs. These rugs are well known for their use of a Garden Panel design, expressing the beauty of a Persian garden by utilizing separate panels with plant and animal designs. Other designs feature medallions, like the “tree of life”, which resemble those of their neighbors from Isfahan. The best rugs of the Bakhtiari are referred to as "Bibibaft", which means “woman’s weave”. Condition: This beautiful antique Bakhtiari rug is woven in the village Châl-e Shotor in the Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiari Province of Iran. The rug was woven with 100% wool and natural dyes. The fringe consists of different shades of wool spun together. This adds to the unique touch of tribal piece such as this. The fringe is in very good shape for its age. The pile is low - medium in length with some small signs of wear. Overall very good for the age. If you have any questions please feel free to ask us. Thank you for looking!
Antique Bakhtiari | 4'4" × 6'4"