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’ 10”
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: 1470