1138 - A Stunning Bakhtiar ‘Kishti’ carpet
This early Bakhtiar Garden Carpet is a fine example of these compartment rugs and the design was known locally as ’Kishti’. Soft wool, rich colours and a velvety handle are all encompassed in this carpet woven in one of the villages on the edge of the Chahar Mahal valley in south of Persia.
Wool on cotton. Circa 1940s
Size 204cm x 148cm