199 x 145cm Persian Lori
The Luri (also known as Lurs, Lori or Lors) are a proud and colourful people with ancient arts and mysterious rituals are one of the most ancient nomadic tribes of Iran, they still live a roaming and tribalistic lifestyle in the Lorestan Province of south west Iran. Carpets woven by the Luri represent some of the purest forms of Persian Rug weaving being renowned for their magnificent quality and soft pile made with very fine hand-spun wool from the flat tailed sheep. Luri weavers freely use their imagination to add motifs and other patterns as general representations to their nomadic lifestyles, they also incorporate a broad range of other geometric shapes and patterns. Each piece has its own specifications and is a unique piece of art.