Jaf Kurd Rugs

Guide to Persian Jaf Kurd Rugs & Carpets

The Jaf or Jaff are a those people who speak the Jaf dialect of Kordi or Central Kurdish.

Jaf Kurd weavers use two rows of wefts between each row of knots:



Examples:

Arabesque and Craycraft Jaf Kurd bag face second half 19th C

Arabesque and Craycraft Jaf Kurd bag face second half 19th C
Almost full pile with no repairs, but the guard border is missing at both the top and bottom


Diamond Border Jaf Kurd Bagface circa 1870
Diamond Border Jaf Kurd Bagface circa 1870


Jaff Kurd Bagface, Late 19th Century

Jaff Kurd Bagface, Late 19th Century
Origin: West Persia, Kermanshah region, late 19th century

Size: ca. 61 x 72 cm

Notes on Condition: Half of a khordjin, made into a cushion. Sides overcast, minor traces of age and wear.



Jaf Kurd Bagface, Early 20th Century

Jaf Kurd Bagface, Early 20th Century

Size: 57 x 49 cm



Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century

Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century

Country of Origin: Iran/Persia

The Jaf Kurds are part of the Central Kurdish group of Kurdish rugs and carpets.

The Tony Kitz Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century Number 2

The Tony Kitz Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century Number 2

The Tony Kitz Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century Number 2

The Tony Kitz Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century Number 2



The Legge Jaf Kurd Bag, 19th Century, Original Back No. 1

The Legge Jaf Kurd Bag, 19th Century, Original Back No. 1

Country of Origin: Iran/Persia

Size: 1ft. 10in. x 1ft.9in.

Year: 19th century

Condition: Good, original back



The Legge Jaf Kurd Bag, 19th Century, Original Back No. 2

The Legge Jaf Kurd Bag 19th century original back no 2

Country of Origin: Iran/Persia

Size: 1ft.10in. x 1ft.7in.

Year: 19th century

Condition: Good, original back



Jaff Kurd bag face, c.1900

Jaff Kurd bag face c.1900

Country of Origin: Iran/Persia

Description: Jaff Kurd bag face, hand-knotted wool, Iran, c.1900. Colors range between fruit red and apricot, medium blue border, blue-green, sky blue, aubergine, chocolate, and pale yellow. Low, even wear, but not to foundation. Selvage not original.



Jaff Kurd Bag, Kordestan Province, Late 19th Century

Jaff Kurd Bag Kordestan Province late 19th C.

Description: Antique Jaf Kurd Khorjin Face, 4th Quarter 19th Century

Condition: The bag face is in original condition, with no repairs. There are a few fingertip-size areas of damage.

Origin: Northwest Persia

Size: 2 feet 2 inches x 2 feet 1 inch

The Knights Antiques Jaff Kurd Bag Kordestan Province late 19th

The Knights Antiques Jaff Kurd Bag Kordestan Province late 19th



The Bashir Ahamed Kurdish Bagface

The Bashir Ahamed Kurdish Bagface

Size: 89 x 61 cm / 2ft.11in. x 2ft.

Region: West Asia - Turkey - East Anatolia - Kurd

Item Type: Rugs and Carpets - Bags and Trappings - Bagface



Jaff Kurd Bag, Kordestan Province, c.1900

Jaff Kurd Bag Kordestan Province C 1900

Origins: West Persia, circa 1900

Size: ca. 64 x 48 cm



The Hazara Jaff Kurd Bag, Late 19th Century

The Hazara Jaff Kurd bag late 19th c

Country of Origin: Iran/Northwest Persia, late 19th century

Size: 2ft.2in. x 2ft.2in.



Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century from Tony Kitz

Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century from Tony Kitz

The Jaf Kurds are part of the Central Kurdish group of Kurdish rugs and carpets.

Country of Origin: Iran/Persia

The Tony Kitz Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century Number 1

The Tony Kitz Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century Number 1

The Tony Kitz Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century Number 1



Jaff Kurd Bagface, Late 19th Century

Jaff Kurd Bagface Late 19th Rippon-Boswell lot 168

Origin: West Persia, Kermanshah Region, late 19th century

Size: ca. 71 x 54 cm

Notes on Condition: Good condition. Very good wool quality and glowing colours. Kilim back not present.



Jaff Bag Face, c.1900

Jaff Bag Face c. 1900 Rippon-Boswell lot 64

Origin: West Persia, Kurdistan, ca. 1900

Size: ca. 68 x 60 cm

Notes on Condition: Damage to corners, sides overcast. Pile in good condition.



Jaff Bag Face, c.1930

Jaff Bag Face c. 1930 Rippon-Boswell lot 113

Origin: West Persia, ca. 1930

Size: ca. 72 x 103 cm

Notes on Condition: Losses to both ends, sides not original.



Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century

Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century No 3 ex Tony Kitz

Country of Origin: Iran/Persia

Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century No 3 ex Tony Kitz

Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century No 3 ex Tony Kitz

Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century No 3 ex Tony Kitz

Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century No 3 ex Tony Kitz

Jaf Kurd Bag Face, 19th Century No 3 ex Tony Kitz



The Legge Jaf Kurd Bag, 19th Century, Original Back No. 3

The Legge Jaf Kurd Bag 19th century original back no 3

Country of Origin: Iran/Persia

Size: 1ft.8in. x 1ft.7in.

Year : 19th century

Condition: Good, original back.



Jaf Kurd Long Rug Circa 1880



Jaf Kurd Long Rug Circa 1880

Size: 12'3" x 3'9"

Year : 1880

Condition: areas of repiling, sides overcast






Jaf Kurd saltbag 19th century


Jaf Kurd saltbag 19th century








Jaf Kurd saltbag 19th century


Jaf Kurd saltbag 19th century






Jaf Kurd Rug


Jaf Kurd Rug

Size: 121.9cm(W) x 198.1cm(L) / 4'0(W) x 6'6"(L) Region: West Asia

Item Type: Rugs and Carpets

Full Description: Very nice Jaf Kurd rug w full pile, nice color palette, very lustrous. Original sides and braided ends. No restorations, as far as I can tell. Good, sturdy, floorworthy piece.















Jaf Like Kurd Bag with Single Weft early 20th C



Jaf Like Kurd Bag with Single Weft early 20th C

Age: 1900-1939

Material: Wool

Style: Persian

LOEVLY OLD ANTIQUE PERSIAN JAF BAG erlay 20th

Size:209x203 feet (64x62cm)

Condition:perfect,ful pile. A BEAUTIFUL bag,very good wool qualleti,good color,look natural,orang color is not natural
















Sauj Bulaq Kurdish Kilim Early 20th C


Sauj Bulaq Kurdish Kilim Early 20th C

Early 20th century. 3'11"x 8'4."

Wedge weave tapestry. The side borders are slit tapestry; the end borders are dovetailed. Narrow brocade borders appear at the ends, and small brocaded good-luck ornaments are scattered throughout the field. The lower end has the original twined heading cord; the upper end is finished with the original band of oblique interlacing. The rug is sturdy and in good condition, and displays a pleasing loose, carefree approach to the designing.






A complete Jaf Kurd khorjin end 19th-early 20th


A complete Jaf Kurd khorjin end 19th-early 20th

north west Persia end 19th-beginning 20th century

Overall 4ft.8in. x 2ft.1in. 12.42m. x 0. 64m.

Complete with weft float brocade and pile back embellished with blue faience donkey beads.






Jaff-Kurd rug, C. 1890

Jaff-Kurd rug, C. 1890

MEASUREMENTS

234 by 130cm., 7ft. 8in. by 4ft. 3in.

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