Very beautiful geometric border with colourful stars surrounding the rug. It is in original good condition with full pile. The Ghashghaai nomads are found in theFars province in the southwest of Persia and they live in the provinces of Fars, Khuzestaan and Southern Isfaahaan but mostly in the surroundings of Sheraaz. They move twice a year, between the winter pasture near the Persian Gulf and the summer pasture up in the Zagroos mountains where it is much cooler. During the move it is possible to see the men with their typical round hats, running together with their dogs, large flock of sheep and herds of goats, along the roads swirling with clouds of dust.
The women in their colourful clothes move along with the help of donkeys and horses towards new camp grounds. The tents that they live in are often made from goat hair.
The manufacturing of carpets as well as kelims, bags, ribbons and other decorations is an important contribution to the life of the nomads. The carpets have a typical red-brown ground colour.The pattern is tied from memory and often consists of a centrally placed medallion, repeated in all four corners. Humans, four legged animals, birds, trees and flowers are popular elements. Other patterns are collected from frescos and columns in Persepoliis. The ceremonial capital during the Achmeniids dynasty 550-330 B. They are also wellknown for their beautiful sadle bags that are knotted for more practical reasons. The carpets are woven on horizontal looms and the weaver sits during the weaving process on the half made part of the carpet.
Semi nomads, who are resident during part of the year, weave carpets in the same way. A specially well-woven carpet is know as a Kashkoooli. Gabbeh signifies a rough and primitive nomadic carpet from the area. During the last decades, the weaver had to oblige to the western desires and began to use large brighter fields with few patterns in the Gabbeh carpets. Well-made Ghashghaai carpets are attractive and durable products that tells a lot about the conditions of the nomadic life.
The carpet is made entirely of wool from sheep and goats with some horse hair. The carpets can also be known as.
Qashqaai, Gashghaai, Gaschgaai or Kashgaai. Most of the Ghasghaai nomads have now settled in towns and villages.
Their carpets are therefore more directly influenced by market demands. These carpets in comparison to other nomadic tribal carpets are more coarsely woven and have cotton warps.
Ghashghaai carpets consist of a hexagon or diamond with four projecting hooks inside of a hooked diamond. Some Ghasghaai pieces have the Hebatluu design (Hebatluu is the name of one of the one of the smaller Ghasghaai tribes) and it consists of circular central medallion, and smaller designs similar to the central medallion repeated on each of the four corners of the carpet.The Ghasghaai kelims tend to be woven in one piece with cotton sometimes used as highlights. The have simple designs and the warp is normally finished in long braids. The tribe that are well known. Condition: original, good, -circa: 1920, -size. 3.8'x 5.2'(116cm x 160cm).
Country of origin: Persia, -style: Gashkai, -background colours: red, indigo blue, turquoise, yellow. En cas de retour, les frais sont à la charge de l'acheteur.L'item "Tapis ancien Persan Gashkai fait main 116cm x 160cm 1920" est en vente depuis le mardi 12 juillet 2016. Il est dans la catégorie "Art, antiquités\Meubles, décoration du XXe\Design du XXe siècle\Tapis". Le vendeur est "ancientapis" et est localisé à/en Bordeaux, Aquitaine. Cet article peut être livré partout dans le monde.