Antique Persian Tribal Varamin Mafrash Panel With Archetype Sarik Turkmen Gul
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Antique Persian Tribal Varamin Mafrash Panel With Archetype Sarik Turkmen Gul:
ANTIQUE VARAMIN MAFRASH PANEL, Northcentral Persian tribal, probably a product of the Osanlu Turks, Circa: 1900, and coming in excellent overall condition for the collector. The exact size is: 1'-6" x 3'-7" (46 x109 cm). This weaving is the front panel to a mafrash bedding storage bag. The open indigo blue field exhibits a single Turkoman chuval gul, similar to that used by the Sarik Turkmen, and flanked on both sides by a mirror image grouping of 8-pointed stars. The "calyx and leaf" ivory border surround nicely frames the field composition. Thismafrash panelis symmetrically knotted and all wool in construction with natural brown wool for the warps and wefts. The dyes lots are all natural and derived from plant sources. The condition of this lovely antique weaving is quite excellent with full, fat, thick, soft and silkypile (see photo # 11). There is one repaired small slit area on the bottom right corner (see photo # 9). The bottom end is sewn secure to prevent any future loss of structure. The top ending and the side cord over-castings are all original and complete (see photo # 10).The item is clean and collection ready, but another hand washing will improve in appearance evn more. It has a supple handle to it in the hand. This graphicsmall antique textile relic will make a wonderfultribal textile art display inyour home or officeas a wall hanging. If you have any questionsabout this collectible antique "Varamin" tribalweaving, email Michael Phillips (READ: phillipsrugs at comcast.net)or call my studio at (303) 885-7599. I invite you to takesome extra time to view the other antique Oriental rugs and weavings of merit that I have posted exclusively with sale this week and please remember to bookmark my seller ID:imokub2 (I am okay, you be too) to your "favorite sellers" list to see my weekly future offerings having this antique age, beauty, and quality. NOTICE: All myitems come with an unconditional 100% money back refund guarantee (including ALL of the initial s/h/ins. fees) if for any reason the winning buyer is not happy with their antique Oriental rug or textile art purchase from me.GOOD LUCK offerDING. This old weavingis the front ofa four-sided mafrash storage bag and they were made in pairs. Seldom are matched pairs of Varamin tent bags found together on the market as they are usually separated in the trade and sold individually. I am selling this piece, and the mate to it, from my personal collection. The winning buyer is welcome to purchase the mate if one would wish to keep the pair together.