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Shiraz Rugs and Fars Rugs the O'Connell Guide

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Shiraz has been a city for as long as Iran was. The city goes back at least to Neolithic times. In the modern era Shiraz is the dominant market city of Southwest Iran Persian Rugs: Guide To Shiraz Rugs and Fars Rugs

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A Shiraz Rug early to Mid 20th Century Lot 14

Older Shiraz Carpet

Older Shiraz Rug

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Abolvardi or Bolvardi

Abolvardi or Bolvardi is a town just north of Shiraz that as Shiraz has grown has become essentilly a neighborhood of Shiraz. The Buvardi are a sub-tribe of the Qashqai federatrion. The Buvardi held the land around Bolvardi.

Abolvardi Bolvardi

Abolvardi Rug

Abolvardi Rug, Mid 20th C.

Bolvardi or Dehbozorgi Lors rug, Shiraz, Fars Province, south west Persia, about 1930,

Lori Rug, Shiraz C. 1930

Qashqai Carpet from Shiraz C. 1930-40

Qashqai Khordjin Panel

Doquzlu Sheshboluki Qashqai Rug Circa 1900

Lori Long Rug, Fars C. 1930

Lori Rug, Fars C. 1930-40

Fars Lori Rug Circa 1880

Southwest Persian Gabbeh, Shiraz area Iran. Late 20th century.

A Shiraz Rug early to Mid 20th Century Lot 14

Shiraz was the capital of Zand Persia and was a center of Art and Culture.

A Portrait of an Amorus Couple by Muhammad Sadiq, Zand Persia Dated A.H. 1202/A.D. 1787

A Portrait of an Amorus Couple by Muhammad Sadiq, Zand Persia Dated A.H. 1202/A.D. 1787

Napolean Bonaparte Zand or Qajar by Mirza Reza Ibn Mohammad Ali Ashtiani 1792 or 1802

The Vakil Mosque of Shiraz, Fars Province

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