ANTIQUE AFSHAR TRIBE PILED MAFRASH PANEL, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
H-063

Size: 4ft 4in x 1ft 4in (131 x 41cm) face size.

Antique piled mafrash panel by the Afshar tribe, a superb panel with outstanding colour.

Late 19th century.

This panel is probably the side panel from a bedding or storage bag. note the classic Afshar diagonal stripe border.

The panel is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile, the panel retains a short kilim strip at the top end.

The panel has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-063.
£2,950

ANTIQUE COMPLETE QASHQAI KHORJIN SADDLE BAGS OF ...

Item Ref
H-185

Size: 5ft 11in x 2ft 11in (180 x 89cm).

Antique tribal Qashqai Khorjin of large size with plain weave back.

Circa 1900.

The saddle bag faces are very well drawn with a central latch hook medallion.
The design is found in Qashqai, Khamseh, Luri and Afshar weaving, the bags have a traditional border. The decorative closing lappets are still in place at the top of each side. The bags have a plain weave back. The drawing of the bag faces is superb with many tribal elements including many small animals. The bags have wonderful colour.

The Khorjin is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The khorjin has been hand washed and is ready for display. These are a really outstanding pair of bags of larger than normal size, they are an exceptional display item.

Stock Number: H-185.
£2,950

ANTIQUE BAGFACE BY THE SAN JABI KURDS, ...

Item Ref
R-1202

Size: 3ft 9in x 3ft 3in (114 x 100cm).

Antique San Jabi Kurd bag face of double hooked medallion design with a beautifully drawn bird foot border.

Late 19th century.

The bag face is well drawn with hooked medallions surrounded by a floral rosettes and other tribal devices, outside the bird foot border is another border of floral rosettes. The bag face retains the closing lappets at the top. The ground colour is a dark aubergine.

The design is classic most unusual and this is a scarce collectors item.

The bag face is in good condition with even wear and medium/low pile, there is corrosion to the aubergine as would be expected. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1202.
£2,750

ANTIQUE KURDISH VARAMIN REGION KHORJIN SADDLEBAGS, GREAT ...

Item Ref
H-256

Size: 5ft 0in x 2ft 4in (153 x 72cm).

Antique Kurdish Varamin region Khorjin with plain weave back.

Circa 1900.

The saddle bag faces are drawn with a diagonal repeat boteh design surrounded by a Turkmen inspired design border on a wonderful soft pea green colour. Note the piled decorative central panel with floral rosettes. The backs are in black un-dyed wool plain weave.

The Khorjin is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The khorjin has been hand washed and is ready for display. These are a really outstanding pair of bags, they are an exceptional display item.

Stock Number: H-256.
£2,500

ANTIQUE SOUTH CAUCASIAN BAG WITH STRIPED PLAIN ...

Item Ref
H-343

Size: 2ft 2in x 1ft 10in (65 x 56cm).

Antique South Caucasian bag with striped plain weave back.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is well drawn with a ivory ground central panel containing a floral design. The main border is in a design often found on Caucasian rugs.

The bag is in outstanding original condition with full pile, the top end retains the original closing loops and lappets.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

A very good collectable bag in superb display condition.

Stock Number: H-343.
£2,250

ANTIQUE COMPLETE KHORJIN SADDLEBAGS BY THE KHAMSEH ...

Item Ref
H-253

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 0in (117 x 62cm).

Antique Persian tribal Khamseh Khorjin complete with plain weave back.

Circa 1880.

The saddle bag faces are very well drawn with a central medallion surrounded by herati.
The design is found in Khamseh weaving, usually on bags but also on rugs and carpets, the bags have a traditional south west Persian border. The decorative closing lappets are still in place at the top of each side. The bags have a plain weave back. The bags have wonderful colour.

The Khorjin is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The khorjin has been hand washed and is ready for display. These are a really outstanding pair of bags, they are an exceptional display item.

Stock Number: H-253.
£1,950

ANTIQUE QASHQAI TRIBAL HORSE COVER, BLANKET OR ...

Item Ref
AOR-003

Size: 5ft 0inx 4ft 9in (153 x 145cm) excluding tassels.

Antique Qashqai tribal horse cover .

Circa 1890.

The cover is on an ivory plain weave ground decorated with piled weaving with shrubs, flowers animals and people. Note the beautiful line of dancing ladies at the lower end.

The cover is in original condition with some wear and signs of use, it has not been washed and still has slight discolouration due to horse sweat etc.

A superb collectible display item.

Stock Number: AOR-003.
£1,950

ANTIQUE VARAMIN REGION PILED MAFRASH PANEL, STARS ...

Item Ref
H-025

Size: 3ft 5in x 1ft 3in (103 x 38cm) face size.

Antique piled mafrash panel from the Varamin region, a superb panel with star border and animals to the field.

Circa 1900.

This panel is probably the side panel from a bedding or storage bag.

The panel is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile, the panel retains a short kilim strip at the lower end.

The panel has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-025.
£1,950

ANTIQUE SOUTH CAUCASIAN OR SHAHSAVAN KHORJIN SADDLEBAGS, ...

Item Ref
H-152

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 0in (128 x 61cm).

Antique South Caucasian or Shahsavan Khorjin with plain weave back.

Circa 1890.

The saddle bag faces are very well drawn with large medallion surrounded by floral rosettes and tribal design elements. This design is found on South Caucasian, Shahsavan and Karaja region rugs and saddle bags.

The Khorjin is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile to the faces. The wool is very soft and the bag face have a floppy handle. These bags have been used and there are signs of wear to the backs and to the central panel which has an old repair.... this adds to the attraction of the Khorjin.

The khorjin has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-152.
£1,495

ANTIQUE BALUCH SADDLE BAG, STAR AND OCTAGON ...

Item Ref
R-1126

Size: 2ft 1in x 2ft 4in (63 x 70cm). Face size.

Antique Baluch saddle bag with plain weave back. Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1880.

The saddle bag is of well known 'star and octagon' design. The field is filled with many tribal design elements. The bag is complete with its original plain weave back, this is decorated with bands of weft work. The bag has been opened for display.

The saddle bag is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. There is some corrosion.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1126. (This is a pair to item number R-1125).
£1,250

ANTIQUE FERAGHAN SADDLE COVER, CIRCA 1900

Item Ref
R-402

Size: 3ft 5in x 3ft 1in. (104 x 94cm).

Antique Feraghan saddle cover.

Circa 1900.

Generally very good pile with very subtle colour variation in the indigo field.

Both ends and a hole in the field have been restored to a very high standard.

Hand washed and offered in showroom condition.

Ref: R-402.



£1,150

ANTIQUE QASHQAI SADDLE BAG WITH STRIPPED PLAIN ...

Item Ref
H-014

Size: 2ft 0in x 2ft 0in (62 x 61cm) face size.

Antique tribal Qashqai bag face with stripped plain weave back.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is very well drawn with a central hooked medallion containing floral rosettes and small animals; with smaller hooked medallions to each corner.

The design is classic Qashqai, with a very well drawn traditional border. The decorative closing lappets are still in place at the top. The bag has a stripped plain weave back which has been opened for display.

The bag face is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-014.
£1,100

ANTIQUE COMPLETE LURI FARS REGION KHORJIN SADDLE ...

Item Ref
R-1524

Size: 3ft 11in x 1ft 9in (120 x 53cm).

Antique Persian tribal Luri Khorjin with plain weave back.

Circa 1900/20.

The saddle bag faces are very well drawn with a central hooked medallion.
The design is typical of the Fars region Luri tribe , with a traditional border containing small rosettes. The decorative closing lappets are still in place at the top of each side. The bags have a plain weave back which has multi coloured stripped decoration.

The Khorjin is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The khorjin has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1524.
£1,100

ANTIQUE JAF KURD SADDLE BAG FACE, DIAMOND ...

Item Ref
H-336

Size: 2ft 3in x 2ft 0in (68 x 60cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good colour and superb wool.

Circa 1890.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, the bag has a zig-zag design main border on an ivory ground. Note the single white diamond in the center of the bag.

The bag face is in outstanding condition with slight even wear and good pile. Note the closing lappets are retained at the top end and the decorative panel at the lower end. The bag face has a floppy handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-336.
£1,100

ANTIQUE JAF KURD SADDLE BAG FACE, DIAMOND ...

Item Ref
H-337

Size: 2ft 9in x 2ft 2in (83 x 67cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good colour and excellent wool.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, the bag has a diamond design main border on an ivory ground. Note the single white diamond in the center of the bag.

The bag face is in outstanding condition with slight even wear and good thick pile. The bag face has a firm handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-337.
£1,100

ANTIQUE JAF KURD BAG FACE OF LARGE ...

Item Ref
H-300

Size: 2ft 11in x 2ft 9in (90 x 84cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good colour and superb wool.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, the bag has a floral rosette main border and an inner border of diamond design on an ivory ground. The bag face is of a large size.

The bag face is in outstanding condition with no wear and full pile. Note the closing lappets are retained at the top end and some of the decorative kilim is at the lower end.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-300.
£1,100

ANTIQUE JAF KURD BAG WITH PLAIN WEAVE ...

Item Ref
H-293


Size: 2ft 2in x 3ft 10in (66 x 116cm) including back.

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good clear colours and a striking zig zag design back.

Circa 1800.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, surrounded by a floral rosette border. The bag face retains the parts of the closing lappets at the top.

The back is of a very striking zig zag design, the back has some damage and old repairs from tribal use.

The bag face is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile, there is corrosion to the brows as would be expected. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-293.
£1,100

ANTIQUE JAF KURD SADDLE BAG FACE, LARGE ...

Item Ref
H-339

Size: 3ft 8in x 2ft 7in (113 x 78cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good colour and large size.

Circa 1890.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, the bag has a floral rosette design main border and a boxed star inner border on a ivory ground. Note the somewhat quirky design where the inner border meets the field. Was the weaver just having fun or was it a novice weaver. Never the less it adds to the visual attraction of the bag face.

The bag face is in good condition with some wear and good long glossy pile, there is some corrosion to the browns. Note the decorative panel at the upper end. The bag face is of large size.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-339.
£1,100

ANTIQUE KURDISH YASTIK, EXCELLENT COLOUR, CIRCA 1900. ...

Item Ref
R-1598

Size: 2ft 11in x 2ft 3in (90 x 69cm).

Antique Kurdish yastik with excellent colour and traditional design.

Circa 1900.

Yastik are small piled rugs that were used as pillows or back rests.

The yastik is well drawn with good colour including a soft yellow. The border design is of particular interest.

The yastik is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile, The wool is soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The yastik has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1598.
£950

PAIR OF ANTIQUE QASHQAI / LURI CHANTEH ...

Item Ref
R-1129

Size: 1ft 1in x 9in(32 x 24cm) each face size.

Antique tribal Qashqai or Luri chanteh bag faces (Pair).

Circa 1900.

The bag faces are well drawn with a small central medallion surrounded by four birds and floral rosettes. The border is a classic Tribal design.

The bag faces has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1129.
£950

ANTIQUE JAF KURD BAG FACE, EXCELLENT COLOUR ...

Item Ref
H-021

Size: 2ft 3in x 1ft 11in (69 x 58cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good soft colour including light blues and pinks.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, surrounded by a floral rosette border. The bag face retains the closing lappets at the top.

The design is classic Jaf Kurd.

The bag face is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, there is corrosion to the brows as would be expected. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-021.
£895

ANTIQUE AFSHAR TRIBAL SADDLE BAG WITH PLAIN ...

Item Ref
H-022

Size: 2ft 9in x 2ft 0in (77 x 59cm) face size.

Antique saddle bag by the Afshar tribe, complete with plain weave back

Circa 1900.

The bag face has a unusual and most interesting design, the bag is complete with plain weave back and traditional Afshar brocaded lappets at the top.

The bag face is in good condition with even wear and medium pile.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-022.
£895

ANTIQUE SALT BAG BY THE AFSHAR TRIBE, ...

Item Ref
R-1023

Size: 1ft 7in x 1ft 8in (48 x 49cm).

Antique salt bag by the Afshar tribe.

Late 19th century.

This is a superb example of Afshar Soumak work with the Star and Lattice design. Note the original tassels with blue beads. The bag has a stripped plain weave back.

The salt bag is in excellent condition with very slight even wear.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1023.
£850

ANTIQUE COMPLETE TURKISH BERGAMA REGION HEYBE SADDLE ...

Item Ref
R-1600

Size: 4ft 8in x 1ft 6in (142 x 46cm).

Antique pair of heybe (saddle bags) from the Bergama region of Western Anatolia (Turkey).

Circa 1900.

This complete pair of saddle bags are in near perfect condition, the piled faces have a large star design. An outstanding feature is the stripped flat woven backs decorated with bands of weft work.

The bags have excellent colour including a pleasing soft yellow.

Excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1600.
£850

ANTIQUE COMPLETE QASHQAI KHORJIN SADDLE BAGS WITH ...

Item Ref
R-1525

Size: 3ft 10in x 1ft 10in (117 x 55cm).

Antique Persian tribal Qashqai Khorjin with plain weave back.

Circa 1900/20.

The saddle bag faces are very well drawn with a central hooked Qashqai medallion.
The design is classic Qashqai, with a traditional border. The decorative closing lappets are still in place at the top of each side. The bags have a plain weave back which has decoration in green around the edges.

The Khorjin is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The khorjin has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1525.
£850

ANTIQUE KURDISH KHORJIN SADDLE BAG, OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL ...

Item Ref
H-340

Size: 3ft 7in x 1ft 7in (108 x 49cm).

Antique Kurdish Khorjin (saddle bags) with striped plain weave back.

Circa 1900.

The saddle bag faces are very well drawn with latch hook medallions in a diamond lattice, the style is similar to that found on Jaf Kurd bag faces. The border is a floral design on a yellow ground. The bags retain the closing lappets and decorative chevron design central panel. The plain weave back has a striped design.

The Khorjin is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good full pile to the faces.

The Khorjin has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-340.
£850

ANTIQUE BALUCH COMPLETE KHORJIN, RARE DESIGN, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
R-443.

Size: 4ft 10in x 2ft 0in (147 x 62cm).

Antique Baluch complete khorjin (pair of saddle bags).

Circa 1900

This really outstanding Khorjin has wonderful soft wool with great colours

The design of bird head trees is most unusual in this format

The eight pointed star border is very pleasing

Plain weave back

Excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Ref: R-443.
£795

ANTIQUE JAF KURD BAG FACE, THICK PILE ...

Item Ref
H-027

Size: 2ft 4in x 2ft 2in (71 x 65cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good colour including blues, yellows and pinks.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is drawn with a rustic hooked medallion lattice, surrounded by a simple border. The bag face retains the closing lappets at the top and had a decorative embroidered panel at the lower end.

The design is classic Jaf Kurd.

The bag face is in good condition with slight wear and good pile, there is corrosion to the browns as would be expected. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-027.
£795

ANTIQUE ANATOLIAN HEYBE (SADDLE BAGS) BERGAMA REGION, ...

Item Ref
KASC-72

Size: 4ft 3in x 1ft 5in (130 x 43cm).

Antique pair of heybe (saddle bags) from Western Anatolia (Turkey). Probably from Balikesir in the Bergama Region.

Circa 1900.

See No 30, 31, woven by Kilaz tribe, in the book "HEYBE" by M Bieber, D Pinkwart, E Steiner for related examples.

The design and colours are outstanding. The bags have wonderful striped backs.

The bags are in excellent condition with signs of use and a few old field repairs.

The bags are a little grubby and would benefit from a good wash.

Stock Number: KASC-72
£750

ANTIQUE JAF KURD BAG FACE, PLEASING SOFT ...

Item Ref
H-012

Size: 2ft 11in x 2ft 0in (89 x 61cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good soft colour.

Circa 1900.

The bag face has rustic drawing with a hooked medallion lattice, surrounded by a floral rosette border.

The design is classic Jaf Kurd.

The bag face is in good condition with even wear and fair pile, there is corrosion to the brows as would be expected. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-012.
£750

ANTIQUE SHAHSAVAN OR SOUTH CAUCASIAN SOUMAK MAFRASH ...

Item Ref
H-259

Size: 3ft 5in x 1ft 5in (103 x 43cm).

Antique Shahsavan or south Caucasian mafrash panel, with traditional design.

Circa 1890.

A good Shahsavan mafrash panel in soumak technique. The colours are superb and all natural. The panel is probably from the side of a large storage bag.

The mafrash panel is in original condition with slight even wear and no repairs.

The mafrash panel has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-259.
£750

ANTIQUE JAF KURD BAG COMPLETE WITH PLAIN ...

Item Ref
H-107

Size: 2ft 2in x 2ft 1in (65 x 63cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag complete with plain weave back, the bag has the traditional diamond lattice design.

Circa 1900.

Stock number: H-107.
£695

ANTIQUE SADDLE BAG WITH PLAIN WEAVE BACK, ...

Item Ref
R-1027

Size: 2ft 8in x 2ft 2in (82 x 66cm).

Antique tribal saddle bag with plain weave back. Possibly Afshar Tribe.

Circa 1900.

The saddle bag is of quite large size with a interesting design to the face. The wool is very soft and glossy.

The saddle bag is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. Note the original decorative closing panel at the top of the bag face. The bag still has its original plain weave back with closing loops at the top.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display. This saddle bag could easily be filled to make a large cushion.

Stock Number: R-1027.
£650

ANTIQUE SADDLE BAG WITH PLAIN WEAVE BACK, ...

Item Ref
R-1026

Size: 2ft 7in x 2ft 2in (80 x 66cm).

Antique tribal saddle bag with plain weave back. Possibly Afshar Tribe.

Circa 1900.

The saddle bag is of quite large size with a interesting design to the face. The wool is very soft and glossy.

The saddle bag is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. Note the original decorative closing panel at the top of the bag face. The bag still has its original plainweave back with closing loops at the top.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display. This saddle bag could easily be filled to make a large cushion.

Stock Number: R-1026.
£650

ANTIQUE SHAHSAVAN OR SOUTH CAUCASIAN SOUMAK MAFRASH ...

Item Ref
H-261

Size: 3ft 6in x 1ft 6in (106 x 46cm).

Antique Shahsavan or south Caucasian mafrash panel, with traditional latch hook design.

Circa 1890.

A good Shahsavan mafrash panel in soumak technique. The colours are superb and all natural. The panel is probably from the side of a large storage bag.

The mafrash panel is in original condition with slight even wear and no repairs.

The mafrash panel has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-261.
£650

ANTIQUE SHAHSAVAN OR SOUTH CAUCASIAN SOUMAK MAFRASH ...

Item Ref
H-262

Size: 3ft 2in x 1ft 3in (97 x 38cm).

Antique Shahsavan or south Caucasian mafrash panel, with traditional design.

Circa 1890.

A good Shahsavan mafrash panel in soumak technique. The colours are superb and all natural. The panel is probably from the side of a large storage bag.

The mafrash panel is in original condition with slight even wear and no repairs. There is old wear losses to the lower corners as can be seen in the images.

The mafrash panel has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-262.
£650

ANTIQUE JAF KURD SADDLE BAG FACE, LARGE ...

Item Ref
H-338

Size: 3ft 5in x 2ft 6in (105 x 76cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good colour and thick long pile.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, the bag has a floral rosette design main border and a diamond inner border on a yellow ground. Note the single white diamond in the center of the bag.

The bag face is in outstanding condition with slight even wear and good thick long pile. Note the decorative panel at the lower end. The bag face is of large size.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-338.
£650

ANTIQUE KHORJIN SADDLE BAG BY THE DARREHSHURI ...

Item Ref
R-470

Size: 3ft 7in x 2ft 4in (108 x 70cm). Face size 58 x 70cm.

Antique tribal Qashqai half Khorjin by the Darrehshuri sub tribe of the Qashqai.

Circa 1900.

This saddle bag has a piled face with the traditional Qashqai single medallion design surrounded by a field of floral rosettes. The outstanding feature of this bag is the back in a banded design in a weaving technique that is considered unique to the Darrehshuri Qashqai nomads. The bag has been opened along the sides so that it can be displayed showing the back. The top of the bag also retains the original closing lapettes.

The Khorjin is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The Khorjin has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-470.
£650

ANTIQUE SHAHSAVAN MAFRASH PANEL IN REVERSE SOUMAK ...

Item Ref
H-264

Size: 2ft 3in x 1ft 11in (69 x 58cm).

Antique Shahsavan mafrash panel, with diamond lattice design.

Circa 1890.

A good Shahsavan mafrash panel in reverse soumak technique. The colours are superb and all natural. The panel is probably from the end of a large storage bag.

The mafrash panel is in original condition with slight even wear and no repairs.

The mafrash panel has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-264.
£650

ANTIQUE BALUCH BALISHT OF SCARCE DESIGN, COMPLETE ...

Item Ref
W-012

Size: 3ft 2in x 1ft 8in (96 x 50cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch balisht of scarce design, balisht were storage bags used to keep either grain or personal belongings in.

Circa 1890.

The bag has an unusual design on a camel ground with a traditional Baluch border. The bag retains is striped plain weave back, so could be filled and used as a cushion. The bag retains a cloth label showing that it at some time passed through the hands of the notable Austrian collector / dealer Adil Besim of Vienna.

The bag is in good condition with even wear and medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: W-012.
£650

ANTIQUE JAF KURD BAG FACE OF SMALL ...

Item Ref
W-007

Size: 1ft 10in x 2ft 1in (57 x 64cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of small size with diamond lattice design with good colour and excellent wool.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, the bag has a octogen rosette border. Note the single white diamond in the upper center of the bag.

The bag face is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: W-007.
£650

ANTIQUE QASHQAI SADDLE BAG FACE, CIRCA 1900. ...

Item Ref
R-1019

Size: 2ft 2in x 1ft 1Oin (64 x 56cm).

Antique tribal Qashqai bag face of fine weave and good colour.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is very well drawn with a central floral medallion, surrounded by herati design.

The design is classic Qashqai, with a very well drawn traditional linked floral border.

The bag face is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. The wool is very soft and the bag face has a floppy handle.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1019.
£595

ANTIQUE BALUCH OR TIMURI BALISHT FACE, TREE ...

Item Ref
W-013

Size: 2ft 9in x 1ft 7in (83 x 47cm).

Antique Baluch or Timuri balisht face, balisht were storage bags used to keep either grain or personal belongings in.

Circa 1880.

The bag face is piled with camel wool, and has a classic tree of life design. The border is in a deep madder with indigo blue, the blue comes to life in sunlight. The top of the balisht retains the original flat woven panel decorated with fine weft work. This is a good collectable display item.

The bag face is in very good condition with slight even wear and good pile, there is some corrosion to the browns. The bag face is of fine weave with very soft wool and no repairs.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: W-013.
£550

ANTIQUE BALUCH SADDLE BAG FACE, STAR IN ...

Item Ref
R-1599

Size: 2ft 9in x 2ft 6in (83 x 76cm).

Antique Baluch saddle bag face with 'star in octagon' design.

Circa 1900.

The saddle bag is of well known 'star and octagon' design. The field is filled with stars and many tribal design elements. The bag face has superb soft glossy wool and a very floppy handle. The bag face retains the original end finishes with very fine detailed weft work decoration.

The saddle bag face is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1599.
£550

ANTIQUE BAG FACE BY THE LURI TRIBE, ...

Item Ref
H-016

Size: 2ft 2in x 2ft 0in (65 x 61cm).

Antique tribal Luri bag face with very rustic charm.

Circa 1920.

The bag face is drawn with a central medallion containing stars, surrounded by an indigo blue field with two little animals and hooked medallions to each corner.

The bag face is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-016.
£525

ANTIQUE BALUCH SADDLE BAG WITH PLAIN WEAVE ...

Item Ref
R-1028

Size: 2ft 2in x 1ft 10in (65 x 57cm).

Antique Baluch saddle bag with plain weave back. Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1900.

The saddle bag is of lattice design with Turkmen related design elements.

The saddle bag is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile. Note the original decorative closing panel at the top of the bag face; this is in floated weft work. The bag still has its original plainweave back.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-1028.
£395

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH BAG FACE WITH TRADITIONAL ...

Item Ref
R-459

Size: 2ft 1in x 2ft 1in (63 x 63cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch bag face from Western Afghanistan. The bag face is of classic Timuri design.

Circa 1920.

The bag face has the traditional Timuri colour palette of dark indigo blue and soft madder red. The designs are all of tribal origin, note the decorative kilim strip at the lower end with floated weft work decoration. The bag face also retains the original closing panel at the top.

The bag face is in good condition with slight signs of use. There is slight wear and good pile.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: R-459.
£395

OLD BAKHTIARI MIXED TECHNIQUE BAG OPENED, IDEAL ...

Item Ref
R-37

Size: 3ft 11in x 3ft 7in (120 x 110cm).

Old Bakhtiari mixed technique bag, opened to make a rug

Circa 1930

Mixed pile, soumak and plain weave

Makes an interesting small rug

Very slight even wear

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-37
£395