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Shahsavan Bag Face

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Shahsavan Bag Face

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Second half 19th century, 62 x 54 cm, North West Persia, Azerbaijan

A Khamseh Shahsavan bag face woven in the sumakh technique, originally part of a khorjin. In the field, four large octagons with an interior design of double hooks are aligned vertically and divided by a white horizontal border of syrga bird motifs. A slightly wider white border comprising the same abstract birds surrounds the field. The original closure band is preserved at the top, and a remnant of the red kilim back survives at the bottom. Purchased by the collector at Galerie Ostler, Munich. – Small rewoven areas in the lower corner sections, good overall condition.

WERTIME, JOHN T., Sumak Bags of Northwest Persia & Transcaucasia. London 1998, nos. 14, 15 *** TANAVOLI, PARVIZ, Shahsavan. Flachgewebe aus dem Iran. Herford 1985, no. 80
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Shahsavan Bag Face

Estimate €2,300 - €2,800
May 29
Starting Price €1,800
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Est. €2,300 - €2,800Starting Price €1,800
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Lot 0118 Details

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Second half 19th century, 62 x 54 cm, North West Persia, Azerbaijan

A Khamseh Shahsavan bag face woven in the sumakh technique, originally part of a khorjin. In the field, four large octagons with an interior design of double hooks are aligned vertically and divided by a white horizontal border of syrga bird motifs. A slightly wider white border comprising the same abstract birds surrounds the field. The original closure band is preserved at the top, and a remnant of the red kilim back survives at the bottom. Purchased by the collector at Galerie Ostler, Munich. – Small rewoven areas in the lower corner sections, good overall condition.

WERTIME, JOHN T., Sumak Bags of Northwest Persia & Transcaucasia. London 1998, nos. 14, 15 *** TANAVOLI, PARVIZ, Shahsavan. Flachgewebe aus dem Iran. Herford 1985, no. 80

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