Iran Doll Lorestan Bakhtiari People

Iranian male costume doll that came with original tag pinned to the back of his clothes, which reads ‘Man of Lorestan, Handmade in Iran’. Representing the Bakhtiari people living in the Lorestan province. Identified with the help of this document found online.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Doll wearing traditional costume
Origin Iran, Lorestan
Culture Bakhtiari people
Medium Fabric, pressed material, coins
Mark or Tag Paper tag
Made by Unknown
Size H 23 cm
Dates from Not dated
Acquired ?


No postcard available. There should be a nice postcard here that matches this doll, to show you how the people living in Iran are dressed in their traditional costume.

There is nothing suitable in our postcard books at the moment, too bad!

Happy collecting,