Khamseh Bag Face

This chanteh face has a common South Persian tribal design of four radiating arrows with a chicken or bird in each corner of the field. In this piece, the design fills up the entire field. Note the 4-fold symmetry.
Structural Data:
Size: 11.5” x 8.5” (29 x 22 cm.)
Warp: Light brown wool
Weft: Dark brown wool
Pile: Wool, asymmetrical knots, open left, 9h x 16v = 144kpsi
Note: Outer guard stripe has been cut, folded over and stitched