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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Antique Spotlight!

Persian Bibibaft Bakhtiari Carpet from Nooch Village, circa 1890

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This Nooch village Bibibaft Bakhtiari consists of a cotton warp, wool weft, hand-knotted pure wool pile and natural vegetable dyes.

Its unique garden design includes a tree of life depiction amid flowers and butterflies with blues, pinks, reds, creams and golds balanced beautifully throughout the rug.

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The spaces between the diamonds in the grid are particularly unusual and a testament to the skill of the weaver.

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Distinguished as a “bibibaft,” this carpet was created by a high-ranking weaver within the village. The size is 4’6″ x 6’4″ and it is in excellent vintage condition.

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