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Antique Qashqai kilim

Code: QSKM01

Age: ~1890s

Size
: 155x320cm

Size (ft): 5'1"x10'6"

Structure: wool on wool.

Description: This red ground piece belongs to an attractive group of Qashqai kilims with the three rows of rectangular compartments with serrated outlines. Each compartment contains a beautiful synthesis of the ashyk and confronted animal head motifs and is surrounded by white bands.  These bands contain polychrome half-cross shaped ornaments which form diagonal  stripes.

The kilim is in an excellent condition. Natural dyes.



For similar examples see:

-Hali Magazine, vol 5, 1983
-Kilims: Flat Woven Tapestry Rugs by Yanni Petsopoulos, 1979

Qashqaʾi is a group of Oghuz branch of Turkic people living mainly in Fars province of Iran, especially in the region to the north and south of Shiraz.


Qashqai populated areas in Iran



A group of Qashqai men having conversation in a tent


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