Afshar Bag Face

This square format face has an overall field of rosettes. The color composition creates a secondary design of diagonal “stripes” of color. This is reinforced by the border stripes. There is a very fine weft substitution detail on the top of the closures.

Publication: Benardout, R. ed; Woven Stars; pg.43

Structural Data:
Size: 23” x 23” (58 x 58 cm.)
Warp: Areas of grey, brown and mixed grey brown wool; slightly depressed
Weft: Red wool
Pile: Wool, symmetrical knots, 9h x 12v = 108kpsi