Afshar Bag

The “Hartley Clark” style boteh appears unique to Afshar weavings. Found more often on bags, the color, drawing, and field composition are remarkable conserved. Note the back has a small animal rendered in weft-float.
Structural Data:
Size: 18” x 11” (46 x 28cm.)
Warp: Ivory wool; moderate depression
Weft: Red wool Pile: Wool
Pile: Wool, symmetrical knots, 11h x 13v = 143kpsi
Back: Plain weft-faced weave with small weft-float decoration