Antique Persian Qashqai Tribal Horse Cover, Persia, Turn of the Twentieth Century – Antique horse covers are among the most sought-after of all antique Persian weaves and carpets, valued by collectors for their cultural significance and rarity. When rendered in a particularly popular antique rug style, these horse covers become especially valuable. This particular example, boasting the finest qualities of the popular Qashqai style, is a phenomenal example of this development. Characterized by a beautifully rendered procession of tribal animal figures, this antique horse cover is a beautiful expression of the Qashqai style. Bright colors characterize these beasts of burden, an important symbol to the nomadic people responsible for its composition. An excellent antique horse cover, this antique Qashqai piece is a truly exceptional work.