Mohtasham Kashan Small Rug Depicting seated darvesh possibly Noor Ali Shah

Mohtasham Kashan Small Rug Depicting seated darvesh possibly Noor Ali Shah

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A beautiful Kashan Mohtasham depicting seated Darvesh possibly Noor Ali Shah with his Kashkol next to him and the axe in his hand.

Darvesh in Islam can refer broadly to members of a Sufi fraternity (tariqah), or more narrowly to a religious mendicant, who chose or accepted material poverty. The latter usage is found particularly in Persian and Turkish.

Dimensions:

Height 88 cm / 34 1932"
Width 70 cm / 27 1932"
Year

19th Century

Medium

Wool

Country

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Condition

Very Good