Dark ages of
colonization, droughts, dearth, forced setting, escape of tribesmen
from Cossack oppression and import of chemical dyes, not only made
this original art not to be developed, but also made many designs and
originality of weave to be forgotten.
In the late of 20th
century, Qashqai tribesmen had opportunity to innovate, repair,
develop and complete their hand-woven. They presented many high value
rugs to market, that received so much attention and preserved its
original quality, color and designs.
Tribe weavers try to follow past
weavers method, as they preserved the originality and were more
favorite. They use the same colors and images that mothers had learned
According to economical crisis, they
found that preserving customs is necessary, but not enough and there
must be innovation, as well. There is no reason to present a certain
pattern from the ancient for centuries.