19th century Kurdish Jaf bag face

19th century Kurdish Jaf bag face

reference:  6864

Kurdish bag face made by a member of the Jaf tribe in the late 19th century.

The field design is a classic Jaf pattern of concentric diamonds which are hooked in the second layer. One white diamond near the centre is standing out, which is a feature frequently found in Jaf bags of this type.

Wool on a wool foundation, with great quality of wool and dyes. Some corrosion in the black, overall good condition.

£950

dimensions:  
86 x 113 cm