Antique Bread Sofreh
Bread sofrehs, as the name implies, were used for kneading the dough when preparing the bread. The weaver had freedom of design when weaving these sofrehs and in this amazing piece, I suspect these 'zig zags' represented flowing water - important to their survival.
Origin: Afshar Nomads, Kerman Province, Southern Persia
Size: 1.00 x 1.00m (3ft 3in x 3ft 3in ).
Date: Early 20th Century
Condition: Excellent condition.