19thc. Antique Qashqa'i Flatweave Horse Cover With Fantastic Fan-tailed Peacocks
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19thc. Antique Qashqa'i Flatweave Horse Cover With Fantastic Fan-tailed Peacocks:
PLAYFULANTIQUE QASHQA'I CEREMONIAL FLATWEAVE HORSE COVER, SW Persian tribal, Zagros Mountains, late 19th century, and coming in a fairly good state of original preservation for the collector. The exact size is: 5'-2" x 5'-5" (157 x 165 cm). A fantastic display of colorful fan-tailed peacocks and assorted smaller tribal motifs adorn this "embroidered" horse cover that was used for special occasions. It is all wool in construction with 100% natural, plant-derived, dyes.A very old specimen of aQashqa'i horse cover that shows some areas of ethnographic age use. The top end and flaps are all original and complete. Most of the original side cord over-castings are present with some areas showing abrasion, but now conserved. Most of the braided wool warp end finishes are still present at the bottom. There are a few worn spots andholes from past tribal use, but the weaving has now been professionally cleaned and meticulously sewn secure and museum conserved to a neutral color, ivory cloth backing for the sake of posterity and to make the weaving aesthetically appealing to the eye. This rare textile artifact will make a wonderful tribal art display as a wall hanging in the home or office. A publishable example of its type without any comparisons is the antique rug book literature.Ifyou have any questions about this special antique Qashqa'i tribal ceremonial horse cover, feel free to callMichael Phillips at(303) 885-7599 or email me (READ: phillipsrugs at comcast dot net).Please take a little extra time to review all the other fine antique rugsand weavings of merit I have posted exclusively with sale this week and do remember to bookmark my seller ID: imokub2 (I am okay, you be too) to your "favorite sellers list" to seemy weekly future offerings of antique oriental rugs, carpets, tribal bags, kilim weavings,and textiles of merit. NOTE: Allmy offerings come with an unconditional 100% money back refund guarantee (includingall initial s/h/ins. fees) if for ANY reason the winning buyer isnot happy with their antique oriental rug or textile art purchase from me.GOOD LUCK offerDING. ANTIQUE TRIBAL PERSIAN TEXTILE ART AT ITS