Sarv is a Khesthi type carpet from Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari provinces. This type of carpet, made of sheep’s wool, have a distinctive design with unique thematic blocks. Above all, the main patterns in this piece are the cypress, lotus and lily. This motifs relate to the feeling of liberty, resilience, spiritual blossom and evergreen. It measures 174x100x2 cm and its weaving took more than 1 year.
The art of Kheshti rugs started from the inspiration that local nature provoked on ancient weavers. Subsequently, these methods and techniques became a tradition transmited for thousands of years. The rug carries the energy of its symbols and each symbol has a different story. The evergreen character of cypress, following the spiritual blossoming and passion of the lily and roses are the main themes showing. It has taken a whole year to finish this piece of art.
|Dimensions||174 × 100 × 2 cm|
≈ 20 mm
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Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province
Obtained from 100% natural plant-based dyes