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Turkoman Afghan Double Saddle Bag

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Rugs & Carpets Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 600.00 USD
Turkoman Afghan Double Saddle Bag
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Antique Turkoman Saddlebag rug, beautiful condition, this bag has been displayed on wall. Colors & tribal design are gorgeous. 2' x 3'. These bags were used for various purposes. Often they were used for transporting goods while on migration. They also served as storage containers to be used in the tent or yurt. There are also specialized bags such as bags for carrying mirrors, bags for carrying the Qur'an, bags for carrying tent stakes and more. Often the bags are known by specific names based on the function they served. Some common bag names are "cuval" (camel bag), "khorjin" (double-sided donkey bags) and "mafrash" (bedding bag) to name just a few. (Wikipedia) From the historic Ben-Tchavtchavadze collection of Ontario, Canada. State: Afghanistan City: Date: c1900 HWAC# 85818