Oriental Rugs, Vintage Rugs, and Antique Rugs by Peter Pap

Shahsevan reverse sumak khorjin

Late 19th C
Northwest Persia
DESCRIPTION:

This complete khorjin saddle bag set is woven in the reverse sumak technique and makes use of a signature repeat design associated with that technique. Stepped 'ashiks,' punctuated at each outside corner with diamonds, are drawn within a colorful hexagonal grid. Likewise, linked hexagons punctuated by 'S' motifs and related 'E' forms are linked against the white border. This is a classic example of Shahsevan reverse sumak weaving from the Hashtrud-Miyaneh region of east Azerbaijan in northwest Persia. Parviz Tanavoli, 'Shahsavan, Iranian Rugs and Textiles' (New York: Rizzoli, 1985), plate 184. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Wendel Swan.

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WIDTH:
1' 8"
LENGTH:
4' 6"
RUG ID:
17828
PRICE:
$8,000.00


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