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Antique salt bag by the Zaggar Mangal nomads of South West Afghanistan. www.knightsantiques.co.uk 
Size: 1ft 10in x 0ft 10in (55 x 26cm) excluding tassels. 
Circa 1920.

This excellent salt bag is tightly woven  ...
Antique salt bag by the Zaggar Mangal nomads of South West Afghanistan. www.knightsantiques.co.uk Size: 1ft 10in x 0ft 10in (55 x 26cm) excluding tassels. Circa 1920. This excellent salt bag is tightly woven with a fine design identical on both sides, the bag is decorated with long tassels and small cowrie shells. Salt bags like this were used to carry rock salt which was a very precious commodity to the nomads. The salt bag is in excellent original condition and would make a wonderful wall hanging. Stock Number: ms10-35. £395 / $550.
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