antique shadda shahsevan tribes moghan region azerbaijan

Antique Shadda, Shahsevan Tribes, Moghan Region, Azerbaijan.


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POA

Item Ref

BM/MJ1

Description

A rare and magnificent flatweave called a 'Shadda', from the Shahsevan tribes of the Moghan region in Azerbaijan.
The flat-weave is in original condition, bar a few tiny holes, and had been hanging in a London house for 20 years. Dating to circa 1850, the shadda contains four rows of camel caravans on migration. A truly fabulous and highly collectable flatweave that was once an important dowry weaving.
Size: 2.06m x 1.98m (6' 9" x 6' 6").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM/MJ1



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