Bakhtiar Silk Old 163cm x 112cm / 5’4” x 3’8”
Bakhtiar rugs are named after the Bakhtiari nomadic tribes people, who live in the Sagros mountains south of Mahallat, between Hamadan and Isafahan (Iran). The Bakhtiari tribe, based in Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari, are well known for making rugs which commonly depict typical Persian gardens. The pattern is called Chesti. Since the early 19th century Bakhtiar rugs have become collector’s items.
|Origin||Central Iran, West of Isfahan|
|Hand-Knot type||Senneh knot|
|Knot count||350,000-500,000 knots per square meter|
|Pile depth / Rug thickness||2.5mm|