Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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saddlebag
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • saddlebag, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • wool, linen
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2156
Description

Woven tapestry saddlebag with linen or wool weft and wool warp. There are two squares, one on each end with geometric patterns inside and around on the border. They are connected by a geometric band down the center. The backside has rows of diamond motifs. Dark blue ground; red, green, tan step design; tan border.