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. around 1940 For a similar piece see: "Persian Flatweaves" Parviz Tanavoli p. 166

Date:  Beginning of 20th century
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Iran
Medium: warp and weft: goat hair
Dimensions: 150 x 120 cm (59¹/₁₀ x 47¹/₅ inches)
Categories: Textiles