Amaleh Qashqai Rugs

The Amaleh tayefeh (tribe) is roughly 45,000 people in about 54 tirehs (sub-tribes). The Amaleh are the tayefeh of the IL-khan. At one point we might of considered the Amaleh the extended family of the IL-Khan but in the war with the Islamic Republic of Iran only several hundred stayed loyal to Shahilu family leaders, IL-Khan Naser Khan Qashqa'i and his brother Khosrow Khan.

The Amaleh pastures are near Firuzabad in the winter and is spent Khosrow Shirin in summer. These are traditionally the best pastures and the Amaleh held them as the elite tayefeh.

The Igdir were are a tireh of the Amaleh, The Igdir were one of the 23 original tribes of the Oguz. The main body of the Igdir joined with the Chodor Turkmen.

Examples:

Amaleh Qashqai Rug

Amaleh Qashqai Rug

Carpet by the Amaleh taifeh of the Qashqa'i Confederation, Fars Province, south west Persia, about 1900-10. 11ft.10in. x 5ft.8in. 3.60m. x 1.73m. Very slight even wear in center.



Igder Amaleh Qashqai Rug

Igder Amaleh Qashqai Rug

Rug by the Igder tireh of the Amaleh taifeh of the Qashqa'i Confederation, Fars Province, southwest Persia about 1900-20. 6 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. 1 in. 1.91m. x 1.25m.

The Igder were one of the 23 original tribes of the Oghuz. The main body of the Igder joined with the Chodor Turkmen.





Igder Amaleh Qashqai Rug

Igder Amaleh Qashqai Rug

Rug by the Igder tireh of the Amaleh taifeh of the Qashqa'i Confederation, Fars province, southwest Persia late 19th century. 7ft.7in. x 4ft.9in. 2.31m. x 1.45m. Even wear overall.



Rahimlu Amaleh Qashqai Rug

Rahimlu Amaleh Qashqai Rug

Rug by the Rahimlu tireh of the Amaleh taifeh of the Qashqa'i Confederation, Fars Province, late 19th century. 7ft. x 3ft.11in. 2.13m. x 1.20m. Slight even wear, heavier in one area.



Rahimlu Amaleh Qashqa'i Rug Circa 1920

Rahimlu Amaleh Qashqa'i Rug Circa 1920

Rug by the Rahimlu tireh of the Amaleh taifeh of the Qashqa'i Confederation, Fars, southwest Persia about 1920. 8 ft. 9 in. x 5 ft. 4 in. 2.67m. x 1.63m. Condition: Slight wear in central area.



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