Kagizman Saddlebags

(DK-110-21)
2'7" x 5' (79cm x 152cm)
Turkey, Eastern Anatolia: Early 20th Century
Flat-weave, with "sumak" brocading: wool
A complete pair of tribal saddlebags from Eastern Turkey - the fronts of the bags are in "sumak" brocading technique, the back is flat-woven with alternating stripes.

Finding a new use for such objects can be challenging. In this case, the pockets can be filled to make a large double cushion for the floor.

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