Description & Technical information

Bozvashm (= goat-like in farsi) so-called 'faux-pile'.
Long and fine goat-hair kilim.
They were woven in Khuzestan till around 1960.
Portrait of Shah Reza Pahlavi.
For a similar piece see: "Persian Flatweaves" Parviz Tanavoli p. 166

Date:  around 1940
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Iran
Medium: Goat hair
Dimensions: 150 x 120 cm (59¹/₁₀ x 47¹/₅ inches)
Categories: Textiles