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Antique Khamseh boteh motif long rug in an ivory ground, Baharlu tribe

Code: KHMBR01M

Age: late 19th century

: 72x286cm

Size (ft): 2'4"x9'4"

Structure: wool pile, wool warps (dark brown and ivory/tan yarns twisted - "salt & pepper") and dark reddish brown wool wefts

Description: A rare ivory ground rug woven by Baharlu tribe of the Khamseh Federation. The field with diagonal rows of bold hooked angular boteh motifs surrounded by birds and animals (goats, double head mythical animal) in dark blue border of flower motif between "running dog" pattern minor stripes. Good condition. Natural dyes. For a similar example (in dark blue ground), see Hali 139, page 79 (from the collection of Lee & Vichai Chinalai). Other examples: Rippon Boswell, 28th May 2016, lot 221. Hali 1996, no:88; Hali 2003, no:127.

A rug with similar botehs is illustrated in Parham's "Masterpieces of Fars rugs" too.

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