Lion Rug Qashqai Persian Vintage Nomadic Wedding Carpet

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This is a tribal Qashqai rug, hand-knotted by women of the tribal people south east of the Persian city of Shiraz. It was made in the 1960s using hand spun Persian highland sheep wool from the Zagros mountains.

The Motiv shows a King fighting a lion - a sign of braveness and strength. It was made by a bride as a gift to her future husband, showing the hope that he will be stronger than a lion to protect his family. Qashqai wedding rugs often have wool pompoms at their long side - to be seen on the images.

The condition of the rug is very good for its age, it has some lower pile but is a great decorative vintage rug over all.

Details

  • Place of Origin
    Iran
  • Date of Manufacture
    Third Quarter of the 20th Century
  • Period
    1960-1969
    Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Knotted   Wool
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    44.09 in. W x 5 ft. 4.2 in. L
    112 cm W x 163 cm L
  • Seller Location
    Lohr, Bavaria, Germany
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU98058425403
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2013

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Located in Lohr, Bavaria, DE

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