Saddle Bag, Shahsavan, NW Persia, 168 x 65cms

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  • £220.00

    The Shahsavan of NW Persia. A very sturdily woven saddle bag probably mid 20th century. In humble undyed wool with limited but well drawn decoration, it is in very good condition. 


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Product Description

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.  

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