Bakhtiari Persian rugs – rugs and carpets made in and around Bakhtiari, Iran.
Bakhtiari: A southern Persia group, both settled and nomadic, the latter now a minority. Villages of the Bakhtiari are in and around the area of Chahar Mahal Rugs. Migratory, they move between lower areas of Ahvaz and central Zagros mountains.
Bakhtiari weaving can be pile and flatweave. Among the more popular design for piled weave include in and around dozar size garden style panel motifs. Selvages are often brown or black despite field color, although this too is often red. Knots are typically symmetrical, double wefted, and indicative of village weaving.