D0198: Semi-Antique Persian Bakhtiari Kishti (Panel Design) Chahal Shotar
Region/ Origin: Southwest of Isfahan on the slopes of the Zagros mountains
Size: 60″ x 126″
Condition: Very Good – Excellent with good pile overall with intact ends and sides.
Material: Wool Pile on a cotton foundation. Vegetable and Natural Dyes.
Remarks: This is a Semi-Antique Persian Bakhtiari rug made in the province of Chahar Mahal which is
southwest of Isfahan on the slopes of the Zagros mountain. The leaders of the Bakhtiari tribe settled in
that region in the early 19th century and their name was appended to all rugs made in that area.
The Bakhtiari are members of the Luri group of tribes, The weavers of the Baktiari rugs are of mixed ethnic
heritage consisting of Lurs, Kurds, Armenian, and Turkic tribes..
The Persian call this a Kishti or Panel design and it is a Kelleh size which is a Persian type of wide runner used
to create different living areas.by their placement in a room. These rugs are known for their strong mountain
resilient wool and clean crisp dyes from the fresh cold mountain water and air.
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