Khamseh Bag Face

This special item may have been woven for a dowry or a gift to an important person. In one direction the design has a prayer rug format. It has a cloth-like handle and beautiful warm colors. Note the unusual one inch wide balanced plain weave selvages.

Publication: HALI 150, pg. 97

Structural Data:
Size: 31” x 25.5” (79 x 65 cm.)
Warp: Light natural grey wool, some brown wool
Weft: Brown wool; golden wool used for wefts of selvage except for 2 inch section of brown wool
Pile: Wool, symmetrical knots, 10h x 13v = 130kpsi