antique shearswaterpipe bag shahsevan nomads of moghan azerbaijan

Antique Shears/Water-Pipe Bag, Shahsevan Nomads of Moghan, Azerbaijan.


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This superb quality bag, made specifically for containing large sheep-shears or water-pipes, was woven by Shahsevan nomads during the 19th century in the environs of Moghan, Azerbaijan. The front of the bag is soumak-woven and the back in narrow, vertical coloured bands of plain-weave. Bags of this age are now rare.
Size: 53cm x 13cm (1' 9" x 5").
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