Saddlebags & Horse Blankets

Welcome to our Saddlebags & Horse Blankets Collection.  The items in the Saddlebags & Horse Blankets Collection were handwoven by tribal and nomadic weavers between the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s.

The collection includes tribal weavings such as saddlebags, salt bags, bag faces, and horse blankets that were woven in the late 1800s to the early 1900s and are from Persia, Caucasus, Afghanistan, Central Asia, and Turkey.  They are beautiful handwoven tribal creations that would be wonderful as wall art and display applications.

  • Afshar Tribal Bagface

    Afshar Bagface 1294

    1' 6″ x 2' 10″   This Afshar tribal bagface from Southwest Persia has a beautiful design. The bagface would be a wonderful as a wall art work.  The Afshar tribe in southern Persia are one of the oldest tribes in the world and...

    $1,200.00
  • Persian Tribal Weaving

    Baluch Tribal Weaving 1631

    10" x 26"     A Baluch tribal weaving art.  This is a beautiful piece of tribal art that was woven for functional purposes.  This item was woven as the face of a small bag.  small tribal bags are used for carrying salt and...

    $500.00
  • The Persian Knot, Caucasian Soumak Horse Blanket 1059, 3’ 9” x 7’ 2”, 2nd Quarter of the 1900s, NW Persia

    Caucasian Horse Blanket 1149

    3’ 9” x 7’ 2”    The Shirvan Soumak kilim which is made into a horse cover has beautiful and colorful designs throughout in brilliant colors.  It is great as a wall hanging to showcase the mastery of color and...

    $4,900.00
  • Kazak Bagface

    Kazak Bagface 1180

    1’ 10' x 2″      Beautiful Kazak bagface with a cream field and multicolor border. Dimensions:  1’ 10' x 2″ Date of Manufacture:  4th Quarter of the 1800s Place of Origin:  Caucasus Material: ...

    $1,200.00
  • Kurdish Bagface 1840, 2’ 2” x 2’ 3”, 4th Quarter of the 1800s, NW Persia

    Kurdish Bagface 1840

    2’ 2” x 2’ 3”    The Kurdish bag face from NW Persia was woven by the tribes in the late 1800s. It could have been either the face of a saddlebag or the side panels for a mafrash (large bag). It has kilim weaving and the...

    $1,500.00
  • The Persian Knot, Kurdish Soumak Horse Blanket 1057, 4’ 4” x 5’ 6”, 1st Quarter of the 1900s, NW Persian.

    Kurdish Saddle Blanket 1057

    4’ 4” x 5’ 6”    The antique Horse Saddle blankets are becoming extremely collectible and are now used as wall tapestries for display. The beautiful horse cover from the Kurdistan area of Persia has a cream color field...

    $2,900.00
  • Handwoven Persian Luri Mafrash

    Luri Mafrash 1293

    2′ 8″ x 3′ 7″    Luri (the tribal name for people in the Fars province of western Persia) Mafrash (large storage bag) from the late 1800s in great condition especially since it was used as a saddlebag. Mafrash describes...

    $1,900.00
  • Native American Bead Art

    Native American Beadwork 1603

    12" x 15" x 1.5"      The Native American Art Collection is more than a dozen individual pieces of individually made bead artwork of necklaces and bracelets mounted in a display box.  This beautiful collection of Native American Bead...

    MSRP: $1,500.00
    $1,200.00
  • Saddlebag Floor Cushion 1649

    Saddlebag Floor Cushion 1649

    3' x 3' 8"     A large handwoven nomadic tribal storage bag that can be used as Floor Cushion that the nomadic people use to transport items when they are migrating from campsite to campsite.  The nomadic people in Persia use highland...

    MSRP: $1,500.00
    $1,200.00
  • Handwoven Persian Tribal Saddlebags

    Saddlebag Floor Cushion Pillow (A Pair) 1566

    2' x 2' x 6" (each)      A pair of storage bags that when attached together become a saddlebag that the nomadic tribal people used as they move their camps.  These bags were woven in the early 1900s by the tribes in SE Persia. The...

    MSRP: $1,200.00
    $950.00
  • Handwoven Persian Tribal Salt bag

    Salt Bag 1629

    11" x 24" x 1"    A tribal salt bag for preserving and transporting salt during migration. In addition to rugs, the tribes make other weaving for other functional uses. Below are also examples of Baluch saddlebags and salt bags for transporting...

    MSRP: $1,900.00
    $1,200.00
  • Handwoven Persian Tribal Salt Bag

    Salt Bag 1630

    13" x 16" x 1"    A tribal salt bag for preserving and transporting salt during migration. In addition to rugs, the tribes make other weaving for other functional uses. Below are also examples of Baluch saddlebags and salt bags for transporting...

    $500.00
  • Shahsavan Bagface 1470, 1’ 8” x 1’ 10”, 4th Quarter of the 1800s

    Shahsavan Bagface 1470

    1’ 8” x 1’ 10”    The Shahsavan bag face from NW Persia was woven by the tribes in the late 1800s. It could have been either the face of a saddlebag or the side panels for a mafrash (large bag). It has kilim weaving and...

    $500.00
  • Shahsavan Bagface 1471

    Shahsavan Bagface 1471

    1’ 8” x 1’ 11”    The Shahsavan bag face from NW Persia was woven by the tribes in the late 1800s. It could have been either the face of a saddlebag or the side panels for a mafrash (large bag). It has kilim weaving and...

    $500.00
  • Shahsavan Bagface 1839, 2’ 2” x 2’ 4”, 4th Quarter of the 1800s

    Shahsavan Bagface 1839

    2’ 2” x 2’ 4”    The Shahsavan bag face was woven by the tribes in the Azarbaijan district of NW Persia in the late 1800s. It could have been either the face of a saddlebag or the side panels for a mafrash (large bag)...

    $1,500.00
  • Shahsavan Mafrash Panel 1467, 3’ 4” x 5’, 4th Quarter of the 1800s, NW Persia

    Shahsavan Mafrash 1467

    3’ 4” x 5’    Mafrash describes a large carrying bag made by tribes to move their household items from one location to another from their seasonal moves. Shahsavan Mafrash pieces are some of the most desired and collected...

    $2,900.00
  • The Persian Knot, Shahsavan Soumak Saddlebags 1563, 1’ 7” x 4’, 1st Quarter of the 1900s, NW Persia

    Shahsavan Saddlebag 1563

    1’ 7” x 4’     This Shahsavan Saddlebag was woven in the early 20th This Shahsavan Saddlebag was woven in the early 1900s by the tribes in NW Persia. Caucasian and Northwest Persian bags from the 19th century are renowned...

    $5,000.00
  • Shahsavan Soumak Mafrash Panel 1468, 3’ 4” x 5’ 1″, 4th Quarter of the 1800s, NW Persia

    Shahsavan Soumak Mafrash 1468

    3’ 4” x 5’ 1″      . Shahsavan Soumak Mafrash pieces are some of the most desired and collected forms of tribal weaving in the world. They are renowned for their beautiful colors and design. One usually sees only...

    $3,900.00
  • Shahsavan Soumak Horse Blanket 1058, 3’ 6” x 4’, 2nd Quarter of the 1900s, NW Persia

    Shahsavan Soumak Saddle Blanket 1058

    3’ 6” x 4’      This beautiful Soumak horse blanket from Northwest Persia.  It is clearly a free-form design that brings all these elements of the weaver’s personality and the environment in which they lived...

    $2,500.00
  • Shahsavan Soumak Horse Blanket 1059, 3’ 3” x 4’ 4”, 2nd Quarter of the 1900s, NW Persia

    Shahsavan Soumak Saddle Blanket 1059

    3’ 3” x 4’ 4”    This beautiful Soumak horse blanket from Northwest Persia.  It is clearly a free-form design that brings all these elements of the weaver’s personality and the environment in which they lived...

    $2,900.00