Antique rug No. 56865 Bibikabad, ca. 1920 Iran 7.8 x 5.9 feet
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||Bibikabad, ca. 1920
|Country of Origin:
||7.8 x 5.9 ft
||geometric / allover
||dark blue / navy
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
The main element of this carpet design is the Botteh pattern, and in its smaller version: Mir design, in the West known as Paisley design. The Botteh motif is depicted in the shape of a teardrop and represents fertility and eternal life. It is often found in carpets from Kerman in Iran, India, and antique Caucasian rugs. The word Botteh comes from the Persian word for bush.
More about the provenance Bibikabad, ca. 1920 | Iran
Bibikabad is located in Iran 45 km North East of Hamadan. Bibikabad-rugs are usually made with relatively thick thread with high quality durable wool. Mostly Herati- (Mahi-) Designs are used for them. Altogether the Bibikabad is a reliable and durable rug which can be used heavily for a long time.