\nWoven by tribal women, during the course of their day, after taking care of their household and their family, this category of Persian rugs\u00a0 is a source of stimulation. So many unanswered questions \u2026\n\nwhat was she thinking when she planned in so many birds?\nwhy birds?\nwhat birds are these with two heads? Siamese twins?\nwhy do they have stripes?\nhow did she work on her creation \u2013 so much chaos within order?\nas far as we know, there is no paper drawing to lead her weaving \u2026 every motif is created out of pure imagination, one line at a time\u2026.\nhow high her spatial intelligence must be in order to create such a wonderful work of art!\nIf only I could sit at her feet and watch her and maybe converse with her and let her know how much I admire her!\nif only we could traverse a hundred years with a simple wish!\nFor, this rug was made about a hundred years ago. by a tribal woman in Persia under living conditions that were harsh.\nIf only!\nMore images of this Afshar rug are available in the WOVENSOULS gallery here. \njm\nJuly 2013\nThe post Antique Persian Afshar Bird Rug \u2013 what was she thinking? appeared first on The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM.