- This Qashqai gabbeh represents the tree of life pattern. The concept of tree of life is an ancient symbol. This motif goes back to prehistoric times in iran It has been widely used in both pre Islamic and the Islamic eras. tree of life pattern has been woven frequently on hand weavings of lors and Qashqai’es. a tree motif dominates the pattern. The tree of life concept is an ancient symbol. this motif goes back to prehistoric times in iran . It has been widely used in both the pre Islamic and the Islamic eras , Symbolizes the eternal life.
inner field is decorated with small motifs of plants and animals. On the borders , a chess board pattern comes into play with plain field , outer margin is patterned with zigzag lines. The weaver has added more archaic look to this gabbeh by clever use of undyed wools.
- Size : 175 * 95 cm
- Date of manufacturing : circa 1950
- Materials : wool foundation