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The Qashgai are a mix of Turkic, Lori, Arab and Persian clans. They are both nomadic and sedentary. Strong cultural ties bind the clans and has its expression in the glorious array of motifs. Some are magic and channel the Neolithic when the Lori first domesticated the sheep, some are heraldic in the ancient central Asian Turkic manner and some are representations of the great monuments of Persian History.

 

SW Iran 20thC.