Description & Technical information

The soffreh is a dining cloth covering the floor when food is served.
Work of the Afshari .
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, Khorassan
Medium: warp and weft: wool
Dimensions: 140 x 120 cm (55¹/₁₀ x 47¹/₅ inches)
Categories: Textiles