Juval, (complete) Turcoman, NE Persia, early 20th C.
Juval, probably one half of its original double form and, in transit, slung over a pack animal, this would be used for all sorts of artefacts, cloyjiong, bedding, grain etc. It displays very fine skills in sumak technique weaving.
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Life for many tribes around the world who depend on animals to subsist has often been a well of textile creativity, spurred on by a kind of joyful competitive spirit, not unlike the urge in some quarters to buy the latest model of a car! Being portable and fit for any of the many needs of their life, produced an amazing variety of bags and trappings, always expressing family, tribal, and regional pride.