Examples of Saddle Cover Kerman Rugs
west central Persia, Kerman area, about 1900
Slight even wear, slight losses top and bottom, slight damage left side.
An attractive Kerman saddle cover
Kirman Afshar Persian Horse Cover
Kerman Luri Sumac Bag
Luri Sumac Bag, Kerman, Persia. 19th Century,
Size: 2 foot 5 inch by 4 foot 7 inch.
Structure: Sumac weave.
Yarn Spin: Z.
Warp: 1 ply white cotton.
Weft: 1 ply white cotton.
Ends: Folded over stitched, closed by attached loops with slits.
Selvages: 1 cord overcastting blue, tan cotton.
Handle: Durable, medium-heavy, soft.
Further Notes: Antique, loss of joint along side, stabilized 3 inch slit along top, 14 written in marker on backside, wear along folded end.