Khamseh Shahsevan Sumac Bags & Panels

Examples:

Shahsavan Mafrash Panel

Shahsavan Mafrash Panel

Size: 84 x 38 cm

Region West Asia > Persia > Northwest Persia > Shahsavan

Type: Mafrash panel

Date/Period: 19th century, mid

Materials: wool.

Condition good condition (small repairs)

Full Description: A rarely encountered type with bold graphics and good, old, colors. Very collectible.




Khamseh Province Shahsevan Sumak Bag Face

Khamseh Province Shahsevan Sumak Bag Face

Size: 71cm(H) x 58cm(W) / 2'4"(H) x 1'11"(W)

Region: West Asia > Persia > Northwest Persia > Shahsavan

Item Type: Rugs and Carpets > Bags and Trappings > Bagface

Period / Date: 1850 - 1880

Materials: wool wrapping and ground wefts, cotton warps

Condition: Very Good

Comments On Condition: very good condition.


Khamseh Area Shahsavan Mafrash Panel

Khamseh Area Shahsavan Mafrash Panel

This is a Shahsavan Mafrash panel from the Khamseh region, north of Hamadan, east of Kordestan, west of Qazvin. The traditional capital of Khamseh is Zanjan.

Size: 84 x 37 cm

Region: West Asia > Persia > Northwest Persia > Shahsavan

Type: Rugs and Carpets > Bags and Trappings > Mafrash

Date/Period: 19th century








The Haliden Khamseh Shashavan sumakh bagface

The Haliden Khamseh Shashavan sumakh bagface

Size: 62cm(H) x 48cm(W) / 2'0(H) x 1'7"(W)

Region: West Asia > Persia > Northwest Persia > Shahsavan

Item Type: Rugs and Carpets > Bags and Trappings > Bagface




Khamseh Shahsavan Mafrash Panel Early 20th C.

Khamseh Shahsavan Mafrash Panel Early 20th C.

Origin: North West Persia, Hashtrud Region

Date: around 1890

Size: ca. 50 x 55 cm


Shahsevan Sumak Bag Face from Khamseh Province

Shahsevan Sumak Bag Face from Khamseh Province

Size: 46cm(H) x 53cm(W) / 1'6"(H) x 1'9"(W)

Region: West Asia > Persia > Northwest Persia > Shahsavan

Item Type: Rugs and Carpets > Bags and Trappings > Bagface

Period / Date: 19th century > second half (1850 - 1899)

Materials: wool, some cotton in the patterning wefts

Structure / Technique: extra-weft wrapping (sumak)

Condition: Good




Karabagh Sumak Side Panel 

Karabagh Sumak Side Panel

Size: 123cm x 60cm / 4'0 x 2'0

Region: West Asia > Caucasus > Central Caucasus > Karabagh

Item Type: Rugs and Carpets > Bags and Trappings > Bagface

Period / Date: 19th century > third quarter (1850 - 1874)

Materials: wool, cotton

Structure / Technique: extra-weft wrapping (sumak)

Comments On Condition: very good, repair in lower righthand corner

Full Description: A beautifully woven sumak panel with complex, bold medallions set off by the brilliant white of undyed cotton.





Qeydar Khamseh Shahsavan Mafrash Front 1st half 19th C

Qeydar Khamseh Shahsavan Mafrash Front 1st half 19th C.

Origin: North West Persia, Azerbaidjan, 1st half 19th c.

Size: ca. 53x95cm

Notes: Very finely woven sumakh panel in pleasant colors originating from Qeydar, a small town south of Zandjan in the Khamseh district. Minor reweaves in the outer border; in good condition.


Rare Shahsavan pile mafrash, late 19th century



Location: Moghan or Khamseh region, south Caucasus or north west Persia, late 19th century.

Size: Each long panel is 1 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 4 in. Overall, the bag is 0.48 m. x 1.02 m.

Condition: Very few all pile mafrash have been published. This example is lacking its plainweave 'envelope' top.