antique scissorsbag afshar nomads kerman province south persia

Antique Scissors-Bag, Afshar Nomads, Kerman Province, South Persia.



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Just in from Iran, a rare scissors-bag with a pair of old scissors made by Afshar nomads in Kerman Province, southern Persia circa 1900. Scissor-bags today are rare and the few available on the market, were made by Shahsevan nomads.
This bag is woven in soumak technique and is in excellent condition with original braided hanging cord.
Size: 36cm x 12cm (1' 2" x 5") excluding tassels.
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM/YB

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