Pair of Antique 1900 Khamseh Federation (Basiri tribe) bags with kilim still attached.
These bags are rarely found in pairs with the kilim attached.
They were made by the Basiri tribe of the Khamseh Federation for the nomadic use and not for sale. Originally they were joined and strung across the donkey’s back during nomadic travels.
These antique Khamseh Federation bags or khorjin are made with all natural dyes, hand spun, hand dyed wool.
Note: please see p.109 in James Opie’s book, Rugs of Southwest Persia fir the same piece.
This pair has been hand washed and just sparkle with rich dyes and tribal design.