Traditional Vintage Afghan Salt Bag
Beautiful vintage handwoven piece. Each side has a different pattern. Each corner has a hand carved wooden ring.
They make a beautiful decorative addition to your home. Hung on a wall, draped over a chair or stool. It would also make a great floor cushion with the addition of a cushion pad.
Salt is essential to nomadic people for preserving goods and as a food source. It is carried in these bags which are hooked onto the saddles for traveling. The wool helps to preserve the salt and makes for easy access to this vital commodity.
This is a one off piece. It has not been used in its traditional way