Pair of Mounted Shahsavan Silk Bags, Northwest Persia, 19th century, two horizontal bands displaying gold, light blue, and apple green latch-hooked diamonds flanked by smaller bands containing stepped diamonds, both bands bisecting the red center panel enclosed by gold and medium blue stripes, 2 ft. 7 in. x 1 ft. 1 in.
Provenance: From a Virginia collection.
Literature: Published in Sumak Bags of Northwest Persia and Transcaucasia, John T. Wertime, P. 184, no.113; and Caucasian Carpets and Covers-the Weaving Culture, John Wertime and Richard E. Wright, P. 125.
areas of wear, minor crude repair
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