Bidjar Rugs & Carpets

Bidjar is a town in northwestern Kurdistan Province, in northwestern Persia, whose population is entirely Kurdish in ethnicity. The Bidjar weaving district comprises the town itself and about forty villages within a radius of thirty miles. The region is agricultural and carpet weaving is the only art/craft practiced.

Bidjar carpet weaving seems to have developed as a commercial venture around the mid-nineteenth century. The town is roughly 150 miles NW of Hamadan, but there is no evidence that Hamadan merchants, weavers or designers had a role in the creation of the Bidjar carpet. The paramount chiefs of Kurdistan were, and still mostly are, Turks, and they may have played a part through their patronage in the origins of Bidjar weaving.

For the nineteenth and early 20th centuries the warp was wool, and the wefts triple, with two thick woolen wefts running straight between warp levels and bound by a thinner, sinuous third weft. All the best antique Bidjar rugs share this unusual structure. At the turn of the 20th century cotton replaced the wool warps. The wefts are extremely compacted in the weaving process and this makes for a very heavy, firm, almost board-like texture. Bidjars are the densest and heaviest of all antique oriental carpets per unit area. [...]

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No. 27571
Persia, Late 19th Century
10 ft. 11 in. x 17 ft. 5 in.
3.33 m x 5.31 m
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No. 28178
Persia, Late 19th Century
13 ft. 1 in. x 19 ft. 11 in.
3.99 m x 6.07 m
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No. 27828
Persia, Late 19th Century
13 ft. x 20 ft. 4 in.
3.96 m x 6.20 m
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No. 27752
Persia, Early 20th Century
7 ft. 3 in. x 11 ft. 9 in.
2.21 m x 3.58 m
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4 ft. 7 in. x 8 ft. 5 in.
1.40 m x 2.57 m
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No. 26820
Persia, Circa 1910
11 ft. x 14 ft. 10 in.
3.35 m x 4.52 m
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No. 27965
Persia, 1880
9 ft. 4 in. x 11 ft. 11 in.
2.84 m x 3.63 m
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No. 25304
Persia, Circa 1920
3 ft. 6 in. x 6 ft. 8 in.
1.07 m x 2.03 m
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No. 25346
Persia, Circa 1920
4 ft. 4 in. x 6 ft. 5 in.
1.32 m x 1.96 m
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No. 24788
Persia, Circa 1910
11 ft. 10 in. x 26 ft.
3.61 m x 7.92 m
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No. 25302
Persia, Circa 1920
4 ft. 1 in. x 6 ft. 4 in.
1.24 m x 1.93 m
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No. 25114
Persia, Circa 1910
15 ft. 2 in. x 21 ft. 1 in.
4.62 m x 6.43 m
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No. 21029
Persia, Circa 1920
14 ft. 8 in. x 24 ft. 11 in.
4.47 m x 7.59 m
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No. 22150
Persia, Circa 1920
15 ft. 2 in. x 15 ft. 4 in.
4.62 m x 4.67 m
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16 ft. 9 in. x 23 ft. 11 in.
5.11 m x 7.29 m
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No. 21044
Persia, Circa 1920
14 ft. 6 in. x 17 ft. 9 in.
4.42 m x 5.41 m
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No. 23759
Persia, 1915
12 ft. x 18 ft. 4 in.
3.66 m x 5.59 m
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No. 22382
Persia, 1910
4 ft. 7 in. x 10 ft. 2 in.
1.40 m x 3.10 m
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No. 21600
Persia, 1925
4 ft. x 5 ft. 11 in.
1.22 m x 1.80 m
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No. 25101
Persia, Circa 1920
14 ft. 6 in. x 23 ft. 6 in.
4.42 m x 7.16 m
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No. 24957
Persia, Circa 1920
3 ft. 9 in. x 13 ft.
1.14 m x 3.96 m
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No. 23170
Persia, 1915
4 ft. 10 in. x 10 ft. 10 in.
1.47 m x 3.30 m
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No. 23038
Persia, 1920
3 ft. 1 in. x 16 ft. 8 in.
0.94 m x 5.08 m
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No. 23940
Persia, 1910
10 ft. 3 in. x 13 ft. 1 in.
3.12 m x 3.99 m
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No. 23948
Persia, 1920
4 ft. 5 in. x 7 ft. 2 in.
1.35 m x 2.18 m
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No. 23633
Persia, 1920
8 ft. 10 in. x 11 ft. 7 in.
2.69 m x 3.53 m
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No. 23665
Persia, 1920
4 ft. x 11 ft. 4 in.
1.22 m x 3.45 m
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8 ft. 5 in. x 8 ft. 7 in.
2.57 m x 2.62 m
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No. 24959
Persia, Circa 1920
9 ft. 4 in. x 12 ft.
2.84 m x 3.66 m
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No. 23641
Persia, 1920
11 ft. 9 in. x 17 ft. 5 in.
3.58 m x 5.31 m
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