Gabbeh rugs

Persian Gabbeh rugs are coarsely woven tribal rugs, often with simple geometric patterns and figures. Gabbehs are woven by Luri, Qashqai and Bakhtiari tribes. Find examples of tribal Gabbeh rugs in this educational photo-gallery.

Gabbeh ‘Lion’ Rug. South Persia, Early 20th century £3500. Exhibitor Carpet Restoration Studio
Antique Qashqai Gabbeh rug ca 1900, south Persia. Exhibitor Andy Lloyd
Bakhtiari gabbeh
Lot 14. Gabbeh 215 x 130 cm, Persia, ca. 1930. Estimate: € 1400 – 2000
Bakhtiari Gabbeh
Lot 2020. A Gabbeh rug Southwest Persia size approximately 4ft. 4in. x 6ft. 8in.
Estimate: US$ 2,500 – 3,500
Gabbeh, Approximately 7ft. 7in. x 5ft. 1in. (231x154cm), Persia circa 1920. Estimate: € 3,000 – 4,000
Lot 2080. A Qashqa’i gabbeh, Fars province, south west Persia, late 19th century, 7ft. 11in. x 4ft. 7in. 2.41m. x 1.40m. Estimate £1,300-1,500
Lot 3576, a Qasgqai Gabbeh 125×210 cm. Estimate 280 EUR
Antique Gabbeh rug exhibited by Gerbi

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