Oriental Rug Salon’s appraisal services are relied upon by rug collectors, Oriental rug retailers, insurance companies, and clients who want more information about their cherished area rugs or need a certified value for donation or estate purposes.
Recently a rug collector purchased the above Saddlebag for $100.00 and wanted to know more information about his purchase along with the approximate value.
Oriental Rug Salon is able to appraise any wool or silk textile including the below Saddlebag. Our short appraisal is as follows:
A Shasavan Soumakh Double Bag, Azerbaijan, North West Persia, South Caucasus Border Region, Wool on Wool Foundation.
The Shasavan tribal group are nomadic peoples who make artifacts of woven form while on migration. Double storage bags are frequently seen as part of their products. The weaving technique is flat woven and known as Soumakh work. The technique is traditional to the region and made by numerous tribal weavers in the Caucasus and North West Persia. Designs are simplistic displaying geometric forms and based on abstract flora forms. The colors and design as seen here suggest that this was made Cira 1910.
The saddlebag size is 51″ X 17″ and the value is appraised at $750.00.
Oriental Rug Salon is a full-service Oriental, Persian, Turkish, wool, and silk area rug cleaning, appraisal, restoration, and repair company serving clients throughout the United States. We are based in Cape Coral, Florida, and offer free pick-up and delivery services for most area rug cleaning projects.
Oriental Rug Salon is a Certified Partner with the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), the international Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI), and a worldwide WoolSafe Approved Service Provider.
All cleaning services by Oriental Rug Salon are performed by hand and not through automated batch washing processes as found in production rug cleaning shops.
Our technicians are experienced and certified in all cleaning procedures and receive ongoing training on wool and silk cleaning, restoration, and repair procedures.
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