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Bakshaish Carpets and Rugs at Rugs & More

Bakshaish Carpets/Antique Bakhshayesh Heriz Rug

Bakshaish carpets are known to be highly eclectic therefore not very common because they are for very distinctive homes. Yet they can serve contemporary and traditional homes. Their designs are over scale emblematic or stylized floral patterns that offer striking graphic originality. Bakshaish Carpet is renowned for including the age-old Tree of Life motif and their use of certain dyes and use of camel hair. Another trademark for these carpets is Bakshaish blue palette that ranges from periwinkle to morning glory.

Antique Bakhshayesh Rug
Antique Bakhshayesh Rug
Bakhshayesh-Persian-Rug
Rare Antique Bakshaish

Bakshaish rugs are considered among the finest examples of larger rugs from the region of Northwest Iran. These rugs are considered traditional Persian classical carpets. In the late 19th century the designs produced in Bakshaish carpets were similar to those of the Arak weavers.

The Bakshaish carpets are the only examples that maintain the vibrant hand of the tribal weavers this is why they are so popular among avid collectors.

At Rugs and More we have a full array of these carpets to choose from. Come Visit us at

410 Olive Street, Santa Barbara, Ca, 93101

We have a huge collection of beautiful antique and modern rugs and carpets. We also custom make rugs to your specification.