Description & Technical information
The winter home of the Bakhtiari is on the plains of Khuzestan, around Shushtar at the head of the Persian Gulf. In summer they migrate through the Zagros Mountains to the Chahar Mahal valley to the west of Esfahan where they graze their animals. The Bakhtiari live in an area where until recently there were no roads or modern means of communication. They are not known for their commercial weaves, but mainly produce kilims for domestic use.
Date: Around 1930
Period: 20th century
Medium: warp and weft: wool
Dimensions: 302 x 105 cm (118⁹/₁₀ x 41³/₁₀ inches)
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