26. A sweet old Uzbek 'mafrash' or small tent bag

Antique Uzbek Mafrash or tent bag Central Asia

26. Provenance: Uzbek ‘mafraj’ or small tent bag, Uzbekistan or Afghanistan ref: Parsons, p48,

Size: 88 x 47cm

Age: Circa 1930

Condition: Good. No issues.

Notes: Natural colours (at least, in the majority). Floppy weave typical of Uzbeks, but charming archaic, tribal designs - the cross has been used in weaving long before the advent of Christianity. Materials: Hand-spun wool pile on wool warps/wefts.

Price: $150