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Luri Chuval, W. Persia, 19th C., 3' 7" x 2' 8"

It is always interesting for me to see 'chuvals' (large storage bags) appear when made by groups other than the Turkmen, among  ...
Luri Chuval, W. Persia, 19th C., 3' 7" x 2' 8"

It is always interesting for me to see 'chuvals' (large storage bags) appear when made by groups other than the Turkmen, among  ...
Luri Chuval, W. Persia, 19th C., 3' 7" x 2' 8"

It is always interesting for me to see 'chuvals' (large storage bags) appear when made by groups other than the Turkmen, among  ...
Luri Chuval, W. Persia, 19th C., 3' 7" x 2' 8"

It is always interesting for me to see 'chuvals' (large storage bags) appear when made by groups other than the Turkmen, among  ...
Luri Chuval, W. Persia, 19th C., 3' 7" x 2' 8"

It is always interesting for me to see 'chuvals' (large storage bags) appear when made by groups other than the Turkmen, among  ...
Luri Chuval, W. Persia, 19th C., 3' 7" x 2' 8"

It is always interesting for me to see 'chuvals' (large storage bags) appear when made by groups other than the Turkmen, among  ...
Luri Chuval, w. Persia, 19th c., 3' 7" x 2' 8"

It is always interesting for me to see 'chuvals' (large storage bags) appear when made by groups other than the Turkmen, among whom such weavings are relatively common. Their appearance within the context of these Persian tribal weaving groups is not nearly as ubiquitous.

The combination of soumak and pile weaving seems to be a characteristic of the Persian tribal groups, and this example is no exception. The large, boldly drawn 'memlinc' gols in the elem complement the extremely ornate and somewhat complex field patterning.

Even the border systems seen here are elaborately rendered, including mythical beasts (birds?) as well as the more common geometric patterning.

The condition is ok, there are two or three minor repairs that are not invisible (two in the borders at the top end - one near the center, one off to the left side, and one repair in the elem), measuring a couple inches across at most but the overall complexity of design and its impact diminish the visual impact of the re-weaves.

All the colors are derived from natural dyes.

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