30 x 45 cm. (12 x 18 in.)
|| 40 wrapping wefts/inch.
|| red, pink, rust, maroon, apricot, light blue, dark blue, blue-green, green, camel, brown, ivory (12).
|| rewoven top light green outer stripe. The striped back shows some strong oxidation in the browns and is detached at its sides.
|| One of the finest and oldest sumak bags I ever handled. There are large amounts of silk, particularly in the border (ivory, light blue and pink). A good comparable is in John Wertime, ‘Sumak Bags of Northwest Persia & Transcaucasia’, London 1998, plate 70, p. 127.
|| Edi Egli Collection, St. Gallen.
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