Qashqa’i Bag Face

There’s a wonderful vibrancy even wildness in the design rendition. The eight pointed star within the octagon is a very early Turkic motif. The mustard yellow field is quartered by the radiating hooked barber poles. Note the fancy mixed pile and flat-weave closures.

Publication:  HALI 150, p. 93

Structural Data:
Size: 22” x 22” (56 x 56 cm.)
Warp: Light brown wool
Weft: Red wool
Pile: Wool, asymmetrical knots, open left, 11h x 11v = 121kpsi