Banded Mazanderan Kilim

(DK-117-31)
10'10" x 14'5" (330cm x 439cm)
Iran, Northern Persia: Mid-20th Century
Flat-weave (kilim): wool
$7,750
Categories
Very Large, Stripes & Bands
Description
An old tribal floor cover from Northern Iran made for domestic use, woven in seven panels on a narrow loom, with alternating bands of black-brown and ivory. Note the pleasing tonal variations in the close-up photos, lending depth and character to this authentic weaving that cannot be matched by its many modern imitators.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean

Size and number of panels can be adjusted. The uneven panel lengths are original, they can easily be trimmed.