- Lion patterns constitute an important concept among Qashqai nomads , this pattern is an ancient Iranian symbol of strength , courage and protection. A big gabbeh with lion pattern hung on outer side of black tent has an impressive look for a nomad family , symbolizing protective power of the tent , inducing the force of surrounding fields.plainness of this rug makes the lionesses stands out. The pattern of Lion gabbehs differs from other type of gabbehs. Their expressive appearance do not harmonize with conventional cliches of typical gabbehs.
- Size : 276 * 143 cm
- Date of manufacturing : circa 1940
- Materials : Wool foundation