Moghan Mafrash
late 19th c.
16" x 43" x 23"
Textile, Wool
Region: Shahsavan Region of Iran
The Mofrash is a type of cargo bag. In many cases, these satchels are split up and sold in pieces; this example is complete and original. These striking piece come from the Shahsavan and Kermanshah Provinces of Persia and were woven using the slit tapestry species of weft-faced plain weave.