Wool Bakhtiyari Flat Woven Saddle Bag Pillow in Red Multi

Antique and Vintage



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Antique and Vintage Wool Bakhtiyari Flat Woven Saddle Bag Pillow in Red Multi

• Rectangle
• Vintage Textiles; Made from a Tribal Dowry Bag Circa 1900s
• Flat, Handwoven Pattern
• Horsehair Loop Closures

The Bakhtiyari peoples are one of the largest and most prominent tribes of Iran. Living between the region of Khuzestan and Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari, they speak a dialect of Persian called Luri. Today, only a third of the tribe remains nomadic. The Bakhtiyari continue their craft tradition, often integrating fibers from the animals they travel with in their pieces.

Vintage and antique textiles have experienced a full life before making their way to our stores. A vintage item of exceptional quality should not be viewed as brand new, as it shows signs of a lifetime, or several, being used and appreciated by its original makers. Evidence of this well-lived life may be visible in slightly distressed fabric, loose threads, small tears, non-standard sizes and other unique imperfections.

Material: 100% Wool
Cushion: 100% Cotton Filled with 90% Duck Feathers, 10% Duck Down
Care: Dry Clean Only
Size: Approx. 22" x 30"
Origin: Iranian Textile; Handcrafted in the USA

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