Double saddlebag or

Antique Kurdish Khorjin - 1'8 x 3'11

Regular price $485.00 Sale

This double saddlebag or "khorjin" was by Kurds in Northwest Iran during the First quarter of the 20th century.  The bag face is low and dense pile, with a flatwoven back in a multicolor striped pattern. The closure is composed of red and blue slit tapestry on the front. The bag-faces feature the traditional Kurdish diagonal design in a rainbow of colors, and two borders. The inner border has a laleh abbasi design while the outer border has a multicolored star design. The variety and depth of color is typical of Kurdish weavings. In good condition, signs of wear consistent with age. 

Size: 1'8 x 3'11

Age: Q1 20th Century (1900-1925)

Country of Origin: NW Iran

Type of Rug: Khorjin saddlebag

Material: Wool Pile on a Wool Foundation

Pile Height: short pile; flatweave

Condition: Good: fraying around bag enclosure. Rust stain visible around border

 

BK384

 

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