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Qashqai Gabbeh, Southern Persia

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Qashqai Gabbeh, Southern Persia

20th century


1.3 m by 1.8 m

Gabbeh, like this are thick and sumptuous . Originally used for sleeping on in the black tents of the Qashqai and Luri in the south of Iran.

Now woven by many tribal women at home as a commercial income. The best, generally retain a mischievous tribal character and spirit.

Handspun wool and natural dyes.

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