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A Vintage Bokhara Saddle Bag, Iran

A Vintage Bokhara Saddle Bag, Iran


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Textiles: Pre 1940: Item # 1412406

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A Vintage Bokhara Saddle Bag, Iran. A very fine wool pile in Turkish knot tightly woven on an all wool base. A geometric front panel design in black and white on a deep red field, consisting of an octagonal Memling Gul medallion on center framed by two Serpent borders,and three sets of crossed hooks underneath. The back panel in a solid red wool flat weave and the opening trimmed in traditional loops in black wool as the original saddle bag closure device. Labels on backside. Condition: Excellent overall, saddle trimmed (originally two bags), and single wrapped wool edges in black, white and red, complete with end tassels. Measuring 11.5 in. x 11 in. (29 x 28cm) 11 oz. (310g.) Circa 1939. Provenance: R. H. Dinihanian, Palm Springs, CA Woven Label: “M.E.Dinihanian & Sons, Established 1914, Importers of Oriental Rugs, Carpets, Portland 5, Oregon” Printed and Handwritten Label: “1939 Made in Iran No. 6911 Size: 0-11 x 0-8 Bokhara Bag”