Afshar Bag Face

This design features large compartmentalized botehs separated by a vine lattice. What makes this piece so special is the intricate and elaborate border system done with elegance, three dimensionality, and balance. The star and moon corner blocks traditionally accompany this rare border.

Publication: NERS online exhibit To Have and To Hold, 2004, plate 25

Structural Data:
Size: 34.5” x 24” (88 x 61 cm.)
Warp: White cotton; depressed
Weft: Red wool; some areas of white cotton added to wool
Pile: Wool, asymmetrical knots, open right, 9h x 12v = 108kpsi