Description & Technical information

Afshar from Sirjan (area of Kirman)
 
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.

Date:  Second half of 20th century
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Iran
Medium: warp and weft: cotton, pile: wool
Dimensions: 170 x 130 cm (66⁹/₁₀ x 51¹/₅ inches)
Categories: Textiles