Description & Technical information

Afshari have Turkish roots and played an important part in the Persian political landscape when the Safavids came to power in the 16th century. They live all around Iran, but mainly in Kuzistan, the Kerman area  and also in Azerbaïdjan and in Khorassan.

Period:  Beginning of 20th century
Medium: warp and weft: cotton, pile: wool
Dimensions: 72 x 28 cm (28³/₁₀ x 11 inches)
Categories: Textiles