Tribal rugs are both flat weaves and pile rugs. They are made by nomadic tribes for their own use. They are made with organic dyes that are available from their surrounding and all of the wool is hand spun and hand dyed using their own sheep.

Vintage Yallameh runner, 33″x135″, D0911
Vintage Yallameh runner, 33″x135″, D0911

  Vintage Yallameh runner from Southwest Persia. Dim; 33″ x135″ Material: Wool on Wool with all natural vegetable dye and hand spun wool.

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Semi-Antique Borchalu, 45″ x 65″ D0264
Semi-Antique Borchalu, 45″ x 65″ D0264
Decorum Collection:
D0264: Semi-antique Borchalu, Bozchelu,  45" x 65" Age: ca. 1930 Region of origin:  Eastern Hamadan region, of Mongol tribal descent. Borchalu is the only Hamadan village that produces curvilinear rugs. Condition/Description::  Very good with crisp vegetable dyes, and gorgeous  celedon blues and pistachio greens that are only found in old, antique rugs. The deep, almost  black, indigo in this rug is a difficult color to achieve, and only the master dyers know how to get this almost black indigo to stay and NOT fade as a fugitive dye. Dim: 45" x 65" Condition: Very good condition  with good pile overall and complete sides and borders and original kilim end. ♥  
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Antique Kurdish Khorjin Bag, 21″x19″, D0377
Antique Kurdish Khorjin Bag, 21″x19″, D0377
Antique Luri, Kurdish Khorjin Pile Bag with kilim back, 21"x 19", D0450 Beautiful large complete nomadic pile bag with incredible colors and plush pile. This bag is in almost pristine condition --- oustanding pile, design, colors, and weave.   All wool fabric, natural dyes, goat hair binding.  The closure loops are original. The front of the bag is pile (knotted), while the back of the bag is a flat weave (kilim) with multi-colored banded stripes. 
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Antique Afshar Tribal saddle cover, 34″x64″, D0376
Antique Afshar Tribal saddle cover, 34″x64″, D0376
Antique Afshar Saddle Cover D0376 34"X64" Wool pile with wool foundation (weft and warp):  "wool on wool". Made by nomads for personal use; possibly a wedding dowry piece (wherein the bride-to-be was showing off her weaving skills of pragmatic artifacts; in other words she'd make a good wife.)
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Pair of Antique Khamseh, Basiri Tribe Bags with attached back, D0340, 25.5″ x 43″ with attached back
Pair of Antique Khamseh, Basiri Tribe Bags with attached back, D0340, 25.5″ x 43″ with attached back
Antique Khamseh Federation Bags, D0340 Note: Featured in James Opie's book, Tribal Rugs of Southwest Persia, p.109 Dim: 25.65" x 43", with kilim back attached. Age:  ca.1900 Materials: All wool, with all natural dyes and hand-spun wool.
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Vintage Luri Kurdish Animal Rug, 63″ x 44″, D0354X
Vintage Luri Kurdish Animal Rug, 63″ x 44″, D0354X
Vintage  Kurdish Luri  Animal Rug with very Juicy colors with Lions, Birds, Chickens, Roosters, Swans, and more... Dim: 43"x63" Materials: Wool on Wool Condition: Very Good Age: 1970's
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1930’s Persian Luri rug, 50″x81″, D0186, Wool on Wool tribal with intricate design
1930’s Persian Luri rug, 50″x81″, D0186, Wool on Wool tribal with intricate design
Lurs, Southwest, tribal, wool on natural sheep's wool with an intricate design on deepest indigo and all Vegetable and naturally derived dyes. D0186 Condition: Excellent Age: 1930's Remarks: Note contrasting border of ivory filled with birds, dragons or chickens encircling the rug, protecting its center and design.
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Khuzestan Kilim /Soumak Runner, D0160
Khuzestan Kilim /Soumak Runner, D0160
Vintage Khuzestan  Shustar kilim runner. D0160 Region: Southwest Persia,  Shuster Arab tribe DIM: 34" x 136" Materials: Wool on Wool with natural wool foundation Remarks: Perfect wool on wool kilim and Soumak weave, woven into a pop runner  
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Sale! Antique Kurdish Botef Rug, 52.5 x 77″, D0147
Antique Kurdish Botef Rug, 52.5 x 77″, D0147
Antique Kurdish Village Rug, 52.5 x 77", D0147 Age: 1900-1910 Condition: Very Good overall pile and original sides and recently secured ends Material: Wool on Cotton foundation Remarks: This is a village rug from Northwest Persia woven in a Kurdish village probably by an older village woman with the great skill and experience to produce such a design with shimmering blues abrash..The Botef is generally considered a sign of well being and health. The field is encircled by a border of chickens or Stylized dragons to protect the heart of the rug.
Original price was: $995.00.Current price is: $875.00. Add to cart
Vintage Shahrbabak from Kerman Region, 67″x 84″,D0345, excellent, well executed design
Vintage Shahrbabak from Kerman Region, 67″x 84″,D0345, excellent, well executed design
Vintage Persian Shahrbabak from Kerman Region with medallion design with the illusion of 2 folded back sides. Dim: 5'7" x 7" Age: 50+ years Condition: Excellent Materials: Wool on cotton foundation Remarks: From the Kerman region of South Central Iran, hand-knotted with natural and chemical dyes. Very intricate medallion design with meticulously woven botefs, precisely woven to create rows of botefs that organically swirl around in perfect rows.
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Sale! Bakhtiari  Sumac Storage Bag, Large Vintage, 43″ x 100″
Bakhtiari Sumac Storage Bag, Large Vintage, 43″ x 100″
Bakhtiari Tribal Storage Bag Item: D0210 Great heavy duty storage bag used in their nomadic homes and for transferring household goods during their migration routes between winter and summer lodgings
Original price was: $795.00.Current price is: $425.00. Add to cart
Antique Baluch Sistan, Balistch (Pillow Bag), gorgeous blues and indigo, antique Shamanic symbols. Still has kilim back attached 25″x42″ D0216
Antique Baluch Sistan, Balistch (Pillow Bag), gorgeous blues and indigo, antique Shamanic symbols. Still has kilim back attached 25″x42″ D0216
D0216: This nomadic, tribal piece is called a Balitsch or a pillow bag and was used by a nomadic Baluch tribe. This bag is intact with both it front and kilim back. The's nomadic pieces are always made with hand-spun wool and hand-dyed wool from natural elements or insect dyes of their region which tend to be of darker colors. Please note the concentric, repeating medallions, radiating from the center, which the weaver has woven in as a protective symbol used by tribes to ward off the Evil Eye. The electric blue in this rug is stunning. Perfect as a wall hanging, Pillow cover, couch throw or on the floor, table, or chair. Size: 28" x 48" Age: 1900 - 1910 Condition: Excellent for a piece of this age. It has been professionally washed.
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