Description & Technical information

Karadagh (or Asbaran) is an area in NW Iran, in the upper part of province Azerbaïdjian where Turkish tribes settled down in the beginning of the 19th century. It became a khanate with its capital Ahar. It is a small community living in high mountains, restricted in number and often forgotten when Iranian tribes are described.

Date:  Second half 20th century
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Iran
Medium: warp and weft: wool
Dimensions: 143 x 110 cm (56³/₁₀ x 43³/₁₀ inches)
Provenance: fine flatweave