Bakhtiari Traditional Persian Area Rug
Antique Persian Bakhtiari rugs are among the more intriguing and distinct styles of antique Persian rugs, boasting a fascinating historical heritage and expressing a unique aesthetic ideal. Bakhtiari rugs and carpets are one of the few types and styles of antique rugs that encompasses nomadic tribal as well as urban antique Persian rug design; most antique Persian rug styles will be expressive of either one aesthetic or the other, but only very rarely will it be expressive of both. Many Persian Bakhtiari rugs and carpets are in fact tribal carpets that rely upon a repertoire of abstract geometric and animal motives. But the Persian Bakhtiari rug weavers are also acclaimed for their ability to produce sophisticated medallion allover, and garden designs of classical Persian inspiration, with an added vitality and boldness.