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.

Antique Shahsavan Silk and Wool Bird Soumak , 57″x83″, D0404
Antique Shahsavan Silk and Wool Bird Soumak , 57″x83″, D0404
80 year old Shahsavan Wool and Silk Soumak made by the Shahsavan tribe known as defenders of the Shah was a historic battle in Northwest Persia. 49"x83" Wool with silk woven in the white field. So many birds and other zoomorphic creatures are woven into this piece. This piece is totally intact and ready for your home.
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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 credible condition --- the pile, the design, the colors, and weave. All wool, natural dyes, original closure loops and goat hair binding; the front of the bag is pile and the back of the bag is a flat weave 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 ON WOOL Made for nomadic  use. Possibly Wedding dowry piece.
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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 book, Tribal Rugs of Southwest Persia, p.109 Dim: 25.65" x 43" with kilim back attached. Age: 1900 Materials: All wool, with all natural dyes, hand spun wool.
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Vintage Khamseh Arab Shiraz Animal Rug, 63″ x 44″, D0354
Vintage Khamseh Arab Shiraz Animal Rug, 63″ x 44″, D0354
Vintage  Khamseh Arab tribe, Shiraz, Southwest  Persia,  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.
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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
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Sale! Persian Sarab Runner with 5 medallions, 33″x132″
Persian Sarab Runner with 5 medallions, 33″x132″
Persian Sarab Runner, 33" x 132" Very old geometric village runner with 5 medallions from the Sarab region in Northwest Iran. This borders Azerbaijan and the Shirvan carpet production region.This is a very traditional Sarabi motif. Shipping is free to lower 48 States and additional shipping fee calculated for other locations.  
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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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