Afghan Barjesteh


Size: 167cm x 125cm


Afghan Barjesteh rugs are a distinctive type of handwoven carpet originating from Afghanistan. These rugs are known for their intricate designs, vibrant colors, and high-quality craftsmanship. Here are some key features and details about Afghan Barjesteh rugs:

Key Features

  1. Design and Patterns:
    • Barjesteh rugs often feature traditional geometric patterns, medallions, and floral motifs.
    • Common designs include repetitive octagonal motifs known as “Gul” patterns.
    • The borders of these rugs typically contain multiple narrow bands with detailed patterns.
  2. Colours:
    • These rugs are known for their rich, deep colours, primarily achieved using natural dyes.
    • Common colours include red, blue, green, and beige. The red colour, in particular, is quite prominent.

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