Shahsevan Bags

Examples:


Shahsavan Bag

Shahsavan Bag

Origin: Northwest Persia, Kurdistan mid 19th c.

Size: ca. 56 x 53 cm

Half of a khordjin in Sumakh technique, in good condition.



Shahsavan Bag Persia/Azerbaidjan mid 19th c.

Shahsavan Bag Persia/Azerbaidjan mid 19th c.

Origin: Northwest Persia, Azerbaidjan mid 19th c.

Size: ca. 60 x 62 cm

Half of a khordjin in fine sumakh technique. – Visible traces of age and wear but still in acceptable condition; strong patina.




Shahsavan Bag Persia/Azerbaidjan 2nd half 19th c

Shahsavan Bag Persia/Azerbaidjan 2nd half 19th c

Origin: Northwest Persia, Azerbaidjan 2nd half 19th c.

Size: ca. 60 x 62 cm

Half of a khordjin in sumakh technique. In good condition with minimal traces of age at the lower end.




Shahsavan Mafrash Northwest Persia/Azerbaidjan 2nd half 19th c. 


Shahsavan Mafrash Northwest Persia/Azerbaidjan 2nd half 19th c.

Origin: Northwest Persia, Azerbaidjan 2nd half 19th c.

Size: ca. 49 x 97 cm

Side panel of a Mafrash in fine Sumakh technique. Small repaired areas, otherwise in good condition.




Shahsavan Mafrash Northwest Persia/Azerbaidjan late 19th c.
Shahsavan Mafrash Northwest Persia/Azerbaidjan late 19th c.

Origin: Northwest Persia, Azerbaidjan late 19th c.

Size: ca. 39 x 90 cm

Complete mafrash with only one side in Sumakh technique, all others in simple kilim weave. – Traces of age and use; the very attractive Sumakh front in good condition.



Shahsavan Mafrash


Shahsavan Mafrash

Origin: Northwest Persia, Azerbaidjan late 19th c.

Size: ca. 41 x 107 cm

A complete mafrash, all four sides woven in sumakh technique. Minimal damage, a few repairs.



Shahsavan Djidjim bag


Shahsavan Djidjim bag

Northwestern Persia

A small hole, slight traces of usage.

Size 95 x 25 cm

This bag can also be made from a separate Djidjim railway. The fine weave and the use of silk testify to Weber's high demands. Harmonious color composition with different green tones, dark brown, violet, red and a light apricot.



Shahsavan Sumac Bag


Shahsavan Sumac Bag

Measurements

Approximately 1ft. 11in. by 1ft. 10in. (0.58 by 0.56m.) and 4ft. 3in. by 2ft. (1.29 by 0.61m.)

DATE OF OBJECT

Last quarter 19th century

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Together with a pair of QASHQA'I BAGS, Southwest Persia, late 19th century.



Shahsavan Soumak Cargo Bag Side Panel


Shahsavan Soumak Cargo Bag Side Panel, last quarter 19th c

Shahsavan Soumak Cargo Bag Side Panel, Northwest Persia, last quarter 19th century, (slight wear), 3 ft. x 1 ft. 8 in.



Antique Shahsavan Bag Panel


Antique Shahsavan Bag Panel

Northwest, Persia. 19th Century, 11 1/2 and 13 1/3 inch Long by 13 wide (when open).

Structure: Very fine Sumac.

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: 2 ply Wool, white.

Weft: 2 ply Wool red), 2 shoots.

Ends: Reduced on edges.

Selvages: Reduced on edges.

Further Notes: The outer edges are raged and can be cleaned up easily the main panel from the main border in is in excellent condition. The range of color is excellent and there is very little sign of wear.









Shahsevan Sumak Bag

Shahsevan Sumak Bag

Size: 0.6 x 0.4 cm / 00

Region: West Asia, Persia, Northwest Persia, and Shahsavan

Period / Date: 19th century mid (1834 - 1866)

Materials: Wool & cotton

Structure / Technique: soumak

Comments On Condition: Some rubbing in corrosive areas exposing a few warps.




19th C. Reverse Sumakh Shahsavan Khordjin

19th C. Reverse Sumakh Shahsavan Khordjin

Origin: North West Persia, Azerbaidjan, 19th c.

Size: ca. 51 x 47 cm

Notes

Front of a bag in Reverse Sumakh technique. – Very good condition, glowing colors.

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