399. An enchanting old Ersari Torba

Old Ersari Afghan Torba storage bag

399. Provenance: Ersari Turkoman tribe, Northern Afghanistan

Size: 180 x 50 cm

Age: Circa 1930

Condition. Excellent. Only missing its original plainweave back.

Notes: Such storage bags would have been used to store cooking or other implements, and would have been hung from the sides of the yurt or tribal tent. A clear, well-drawn design in strong colours. This bag is unusually long.

Price: $295