Afshar "Sofra"

(DK-107-45)
5'4" x 5'6" (160cm x 165cm)
Iran, Southern Persia: Early 20th Century
Flat-weave (kilim), with brocading: wool
$1,850 (Available)
Categories
Medium, Small, Kilims, Plain & Simple, Trappings, etc
Description
An old tribal flat-weave from Southern Iran, attributed to Afshar weavers, intented for use as a "sofra", a meal mat used by the family. This type of weaving has a very sturdy construction with a brocaded border and tightly wrapped edges. It can be used as a sturdy floor rug, but also as a table cover or a wall hanging.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean