Sun Bow Trading : Pictorial Rugs Exhibition : details

Shasavan Koran Bag
1 ft 3 in x 1 ft 1 in

The Shasavan are a nomadic people in the north of Iran. Bags and covers for the Koran are universal in many Islamic countries, but this is the first of the hundreds we have seen and collected which has a picture on it. This sumac bag features the image of a hunting wolf along with other animals.

Middle 20th century.