Persian Bakshaish rugs and Persian Bakshaish carpets woven in and around the area of Bakshaish, Iran.
Bakhshaish: A village in East Azerbaijan (Northwest Iran), Iran in close proximity to Heriz. Bakshaish is widely known carpet weaving from the early 19th century to the 20th centuries. Carpets from this area often resemble Heriz carpets in geometric design and use of similar range of reds, blues and ivory. Bakshaish carpets are generally of very good construction. They are also of high decorative value and demand. Typical examples would be found with symmetrical knots, with wool pile and cotton foundation. Camel hair and other materials have also been used as weaving material as well.