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Shahsavan Bag Half
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Mid 19th century, 55 x 54 cm, North West Persia, Azerbaijan

Half of a Khamseh Shahsavan khorjin woven in the sumakh technique. In the field, two frieze-like horizontal panels, one midnight blue and one red in ground colour, contain mythological animals alternating with trees. A narrower red band decorated with hooked diamonds has been placed between them. The style of drawing, animal design and border ornamentation are characteristic features of Khamseh weavings. – The plain red kilim back has been cut off at the bottom and later stitched back on. Good condition.

LANDREAU, ANTHONY N. & PICKERING, W.R., From the Bosporus to Samarkand. Flat-Woven Rugs. Washington, D.C. 1969, Nr.43 *** FRAUENKNECHT, BERTRAM, Schahsavan Sumakh Taschen. Fürth 1993, Nrn.34-36

RIPPON BOSWELL, A 65, 28.05.2005, #59
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Shahsavan Bag Half

Estimate €2,100 - €2,200
Nov 30, 2019
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Mid 19th century, 55 x 54 cm, North West Persia, Azerbaijan

Half of a Khamseh Shahsavan khorjin woven in the sumakh technique. In the field, two frieze-like horizontal panels, one midnight blue and one red in ground colour, contain mythological animals alternating with trees. A narrower red band decorated with hooked diamonds has been placed between them. The style of drawing, animal design and border ornamentation are characteristic features of Khamseh weavings. – The plain red kilim back has been cut off at the bottom and later stitched back on. Good condition.

LANDREAU, ANTHONY N. & PICKERING, W.R., From the Bosporus to Samarkand. Flat-Woven Rugs. Washington, D.C. 1969, Nr.43 *** FRAUENKNECHT, BERTRAM, Schahsavan Sumakh Taschen. Fürth 1993, Nrn.34-36

RIPPON BOSWELL, A 65, 28.05.2005, #59

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