This kilim is a “palas”, a type of kilim woven to be used as a basis for domestic activities within the nomadic community (drying vegetables, making cheese, etc.). This vintage kilim was hand-woven by a nomadic or village woman, using her own wool spun and carded by hand.
Material: 100% hand-spun sheep wool
Size: 245×152 cms
Origin: Qashqai tribe from Iran
Date of weaving: 1950s