The Shahsavan bagface from NW Persia was woven by the tribes in the late 1800s. It could have been either the face of a saddlebag or the side panels for a mafrash (large bag). It has kilim weaving and the soumak woven designs add to the decoration of the bag.
- Dimensions: 1’ 8” x 1’ 11”
- Date of Manufacture: 4th Quarter of 1800s
- Place of Origin: NW Persia
- Material: Wool on a wool foundation with natural dyes
- Condition: Wear consistent with age and use
Rug ID: 1471