Antique Persian Bakthiari Bag Square Rug 1'5 x 1'6

Collector's Notes

This antique Bakthiari small square rug was originally woven in the early 20th Century in Southwest Persia. Its original purpose was utilitarian being used as a bag to transport salt and other items. Two dates were woven into the field, see pictures. Opposing bird head border encloses field of horned birds surrounding a totem tree of six diamond motifs with perched bird heads. Great accenting wall hanging piece.



Age: Circa 1900
Origin: South Persia
Style: Bakthiari
1'5" x 1'6"
Condition: Good condition with scattered distressed field. Secured sides and ends. Fully intact flatwoven back and hanging tassel.
Color Palette: 8 colors including ivory, red, blue, golden yellow and brown

Composition: 100% wool


One of a kind antique rug, handwoven and handknotted.

Carefully cleaned by hand using our proprietary technique with organic and natural supplies.