Kilim of Kerman
woven are drastically under influence of Afshar, Qashqai and Lor; some designs are unique
but inspired from motives of floral leaves of Indian textiles.
There is a special design
in Kerman kilim which misleads onlookers to take it as Bakhtiari kilim.
Texture of these kilims are weft wrapped and coarse, utilized with loose curled wool and
Ground design: Horizontal ribbons, three medallions, many designs from adjacent
Margins: Arrow like images
double-headed, dovetailing, double-interlocks
Size and feature: Various
Materials: Cotton warps, free woolen wefts
Texture: Weft wrapped
Colors: Dark and limited, red and blue
Selvages: Reinforced by supplementary ropes