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This Afshar bag face blends abstracted floral forms, fantasy, and pure saturated color. A central row, composed of serrated 'ashik'-like devices, serves as centers for radiating fans of spotted diamonds and buds.  ...
This Afshar bag face blends abstracted floral forms, fantasy, and pure saturated color. a central row, composed of serrated 'ashik'-like devices, serves as centers for radiating fans of spotted diamonds and buds. An ochre border, punctuated by colorful abstracted roses and vine-scroll, frames the deep indigo field. The result is quintessentially Afshar.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Corwin
2'9" x 1'7", Inv# 17439

Published: Parviz Tanavoli, 'Afshar: Tribal Weavers from Southeast Iran' (Tehran: matn, 2010), pg. 144, pl. 69.

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price:  $3200