This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

A rare near perfect condition and dated antique Baktiari carpet, woven with the Islamic date 1321 which translates to 1903! So this exceptional fine carpet is 117 years old.  Also with the date is the weaving location 'Shalamazar' which is the village in the southern Chahar Mahal, a very fine weave and the glossiest wool, which almost has a silk like appearance.  The pile height is very deep too and with a deep blue almost black background, the pale blues and rich orange/red dyes are used for the all over floral leaf design.  The ends have been finished with kilim and this is all original and secure.  A truly amazing rare example in remarkable original condition, it has been in a private collection for many years.  One of the best Baktiari's we have seen in over 30 years.

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330 x 190 cm / 10'10" x 6'3"

Condition report

Remarkable condition all over, original kilim end finishings, a lush high wool pile all over with no restoration. A very collectable rare carpet.

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