Antique Tribal Trappings
Most of what will be on view here are examples of tribal art at their best. Dowry related objects that were never meant to be sold that somehow find their way in to Western markets and collections.
CC5009 Luri Bag Face
Antique Persian Bag Face
CC5009 Luri tribes bag face. While generally not as fine as their Qashqai & Khamseh neighbors, Luri weavings appear in the literature and the market place in far fewer numbers. This crisp example dates to the turn of the 20th century and is possibly as old as the late 19th. Natural colors including an un dyed camel hair. 1-11″ x 1-11″; Circa 1900 $2,700