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Sarikhani M, Karimian A. A Comparative Study of Bakhtiari Nomadic Handwoven Motifs with Prehistoric Pottery of Southwest Iran. mth. 2019; 9 (17) :75-92
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1- Assistant Professor, Department of Archeology Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahrekord University, Iran. , sarikhanimajid@yahoo.com
2- M. A. of Archeology, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahrekord University, Iran.
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Weaving is one of the main techniques of the Bakhtiari tribe and their handwovens have diverse designs, techniques and methods inspired by the artists' minds and the design and pattern of woven materials are closely related to the culture and nature of the Bakhtiari area in the highlands and valleys - Zagros rivers. The geographic location of the area, especially the twist of communication networks and rivers and other environmental elements, have played an important role in shaping the archeological data and the artistic features of artworks: one of these works of art is the Bakhtiari nomadic handwoven motifs . The best archaeological data is for adhering to the motifs of handwoven and pottery. The purpose of this research is analyzing the common features of Bakhtiari handwovens with prehistoric pottery in the southwestern region of Iran to explain the subject. The research method is descriptive-comparative along with analysis and data is derived from library studies and field surveys (To access the Bakhtiari handwoven) and the research approach is historical. The research question is How can we explain  the adaption of motifs of Bakhtiari handwovens with pottery (archaeological findings) in southwestern Iran in prehistoric era? The results of this study show that Bakhtiari handwovens  are rooted in nature around their lives, beliefs, culture and traditions in southwestern part of Iran and there are many similarities between motifs of handwovens and pottery. many of thesemotifs such as geometric, plant, human, animal motifs and other, such as rood (Chilipa), Maander with prehistoric motifs in the southwest region of Iran (Jafarabad, Joy, Bandhal, Choghamish, Suziana, and Chaharmahal Bakhtiari province copper-stone period such as the Sourak hill, Khanmirza, shahrekord and the Hafshejan hill) are matched.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Applied Arts

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