Saddle Bag, Tartari, N. Aghanistan, 2nd quarter 20th C
The tartari of Uzbekistan and Northern Afghanistan. Here are rich earthy colours of entirely natural dyes, with interlocking kilim technique.
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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.