Beautiful Afghan Hand Knotted Cushion Cover 46cm x 44cm

SKU : Pk6-184 (W)
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Origin: Afghanistan
Weaving Type: Hand knotted rug
Size: 46cm x 44cm
Weft/ Warp: Wool
Condition: Excellent

The Khorjin (alternate spellings of this Afghan word) is a pair of joined saddle bags either knotted and piled or flat woven. A complete Khorjin is comprised of two bags - when pairs are separated, the halves were normally used as small mats, carrying bags or cushion covers. Rug dealers often still call these halves a "Donkey Bag" or a "Saddle Bag" though they were usually carried by a man or a woman over the shoulder and used as a fascinating brand of shopping basket.

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