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Khamseh Confederation, SW Persia

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Khamseh Confederation, SW Persia



2 m by 1.5 m

Rug by the Assadbagi sub-tribe of the Barhalu tribe of the Khamseh confederation.

Khamseh rugs with "plain field " moharramat design are rare. Normally they have three medallions over the stripes.

This example is closely related to the earlier and larger rug in the Tehran Textile museum. Illustrated by Parnham, masterpieces of fars rugs, no32

Great condition, all wool, handspun and natural dyes. Genuine and rare old tribal piece.

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