antique vanitybag chanteh qashqa'i nomads fars province southwest persia

Antique Vanity-Bag (chanteh), Qashqa'i Nomads, Fars Province, South-West Persia.



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Just found, this beautiful small 'chanteh' (vanity-bag) of the Qashqa'i nomads, made circa 1890-1900 in Fars Province, south-west Persia. The bag is in excellent condition, complete with plain-weave back, all vegetable colours and good soft, lustrous woollen pile consisting of '8-pointed' stars disappearing under the borders and out into infinity.
Size: 30cm x 28cm (12" x 11").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM/NR

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