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Guide to Persian Kilim and Sumac Rugs and Covers

Afshar Sumac from Dr. Khosrow Sobhe. Thanks to Dr. Sobhe for a look at Afshar weaving and flatwoven rugs. Sobco International Ltd. produces some of the finest natural dye Afshari rugs.

Shahsavan Blanket
Shahsavan Blanket early 20th c. Lot 124

The Shahsavan

The Shahsavan have remained migratory herders well into the 20th century. They are best known for their sumac and kilim bags but they also make a large assortment of flatwoven rugs, kilims, covers, ru-korsi, and palas.For Shahsavan Pile rugs please see:

 Antique Persian Rugs: Guide to Shahsavan Rugs

The Sennah Kilim

What we call a Sennah kilim is actully an Ardaiani Kordi kilim. The Ardaiani are a seperate and distinct group from the Garrusi/Bijari kurds to their east.

Antique Sennah KelimAntique Sennah Kelim

The Bijar Kilim

The Bijar kilim is made by Garrusi/Bijari kurds. These kilims are related to the Sennek Kilims just to there west but they are not as fine


Bijar Bird kilim 2nd half 19th Century

Bahktiar

The Bahktiari are one of the major subgroups of the Luri.

Shooshtar (Shoshtar) Kelim

Persian Rugs the O'Connell Notes

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