PICTORIAL KIRMAN RAVAR RUG (NOOR ALI SHAH), PERSIA, CIRCA 1900

PICTORIAL KIRMAN RAVAR RUG (NOOR ALI SHAH), PERSIA, CIRCA 1900

£11,500

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Unusual size pictorial Kirman, the rug depicts a Seated Dervish possibly Noor Ali Shah with Kashkul next to him and the axe in his hand.

(Dervish is refer to a members of a Sufi fraternity, or more narrowly to a religious mendicant, who chose or accepted material poverty)

(Kashkul referred to as the beggar's bowl is a container carried by wandering Dervishes and used to collect money and other goods usually after a street session of poetry recitation, religious eulogies, advice or entertainment)

Dimensions:

Height 225 cm / 88 1932"
Width 145 cm / 57 332"
Year

19th Century

Medium

Wool

Country

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Condition

Very Good