Shahsavan Soumak "Turtle" Bagface
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Shahsavan Soumak "Turtle" Bagface, Northwest Persia, 19th century, featuring a classic ivory "bug" medallion on a medium blue field, flanked by salmon and light green octagons in each corner, remnants of original end finishes, with an overall fine weave, 1 ft. 4 in. x 1 ft. 8 in.
Literature: For a similar example please see: From the Bosporus to Samarkand, Anthony N. Landreau and W. R . Pickering, 1969, cover illustration.
scattered splitting and soiling
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