antique spindlebag afshar tribes kerman province southern persia

Antique Spindle-Bag, Afshar Tribes, Kerman Province, Southern Persia.



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Bags like this were often dowry pieces and used for containing spindles, water-pipes and even tent-pegs. This bag is spectacular, woven by Afshar nomads in Kerman Province circa 1890-1900. It has an incredibly fine soumak weave and is in near-mint condition.
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Internal Ref: BM/NG

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