Bakhtiar carpets were tradionally made from heavy wool and often enclosed a reapeated square or oblong pattern. More recently they are made from silk and are very distinctive. This example is a very fine knotted carpet made from silk and feels wonderful and luxurious under bare feet. As it is very new it has not yet worn enough to sharpen up the pattern of the carpet it will only get better as it ages and is walked on. Clean once every few years in the summer it must be done by hand not carpet cleaning services.
The oulined square is detailed below