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A Collection of Exquisite Small Persian Tribal Weavings
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36. 
Small flatweave
Qashqai tribe
Southern Persia
Circa 1920
57 x 49 cm (22.5 x 19.5 in.)


Colours: red, blue, green, camel, ivory (5).
Condition: excellent, complete.
Notes: what are these small, miniature Qashqai kilims we see from time to time? Judging from the care with which they are woven one is inclined to think that they are some kind of presentation pieces connected to the dowry.
Provenance: The Kossow Collection, Bremen.

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