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Mary Kelly Kilims | Specialist Importer of Kilim Rugs | Persian Saddle Bag Face, 2181

Persian Saddle Bag Face, 2181

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DIMENSIONS 59.00 x 51.00 CM

PRICE $295.00

SKU RAS-2181

The Saddle Bag was used as a means of transporting baggage & possessions. It was also important  for a girl to weave a variety of bags for her dowry, so as a result they are often extremely well woven & finely detailed. Today, old tribal bags are becoming hard to find,  but are keenly sought after as Collectors items.

The Bag Face is the front panel of a bag; the back side having been discarded at some stage. This panel is worked in knotted pile and originates from the Persian Herati tribe. About 60 years old.

Would make a lovely centre-piece for a table or dresser.