Antique Qashqai Rug 2'10'' x 5'5''

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SKU: 51029


From the Qashquli subtribe in Fars Province, SW Persia, this well-woven minor scatters, with top-quality nomadic wool, show a camel-straw field with blue-black shield corner cartouches floral side meanders leads a brilliant red notch stepped pointed oval sub-field with a central ivory ellipse and the turtle palmette-derived Qashghai gul. A narrow ivory main border with a broken vegetal design. Wool foundation, leathery texture. Good condition. The Qashqai employ Gabbehs and kilims in their tents but weave fine rugs for the trade...


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