Luri Bakhtiari Rugs

Examples:

Old Luri Bahktiari Bag Face

Old Luri Bahktiari Bag Face

Iran. Early to mid 20th century.

1 foot 9 inch by 1 foot 11 inch.

Structure: Symmetrical knot 8 knots per horizontal inch and 9 knots per vertical inch. 72 per square inch (1115 per square decimeter)

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: 2 ply white wool

Weft: 2 shot 2 ply red wool

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Further Notes: The bag is in excellent condition.





Luri Bahktiari Camel Bag

Luri Bahktiari Camel Bag

Salt Bag, Iran circa 1900.

2 foot 9 inch by 3 foot 5 inch.

Structure: Sumac plain weave and Symmetrical knot. 6 knots per horizontal inch and 6 knots per vertical inch. 36 per square inch (558 per square decimeter)

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: 2 ply white wool

Weft: Ground color.

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Further Notes: The bag is in excellent condition. No holes, or tears, no bleeding. No visible repairs at all.







Luri Bahktiari Camel Khordjin

Luri Bahktiari Camel Khordjin

Iran circa 1900.

3 foot 11 inch by 4 foot 10 inch.

Structure: Sumac plain weave and Symmetrical knot.

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: Cotton.

Weft: Ground color.

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Further Notes: The bag is in very good used condition. It was made to be used, not for decoration.







Antique Luri Bahktiari Saddle Bag

Antique Luri Bahktiari Saddle Bag

Salt Bag , Iran circa 1900.

1 foot 9 inch by 2 foot 11inch.

Structure: Sumac plain weave and Symmetrical knot. 6 knots per horizontal inch and 6 knots per vertical inch. 36 per square inch (558 per square decimeter)

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: 2 ply white wool

Weft: Ground color.

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Further Notes: The bag is in excellent condition. No holes, or tears, no bleeding. No visible repairs at all.









Luri Bahktiari Salt Bag

Luri Bahktiari Salt Bag

1 foot 10 inch by 2 foot 1 inch

This is a classic design Animal Head Luri Bahktiari salt bag. Please note the animal head rows at the top and bottom of the field.

Structure: Sumac plain weave and Symmetrical knot. 6 knots per horizontal inch and 6 knots per vertical inch. 36 per square inch (558 per square decimeter)

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: 2 ply white wool

Weft: Ground color.

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Further Notes: Age is hard to estimate. This bag was purchase from a collector who bought this bag in 1972 from another collector. Most likely early to mid 20th century. Minor wear and or loss primarily in the yellow pile sections. Cotton whites, excellent condition. The dyes in this bag look vegetal but short of a chemical dye analysis.







Persian Luri Bakhtiari Rug 

Persian Luri Bakhtiari Rug

Western Central Persia, 1st quarter 20th century. ca. 207 x 160 cm.