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Posted by R. John Howe on November 28, 1998 at 18:26:37:

Dear folks -

Ive scanned a few images as we worked with the Salatchak discussion.

Several of you may have these but some others may not. Thought Id share them.

First, here are two from Jourdan:

Then, there is an image from George O'Bannon's Moshkova translation.

Finally, an image perhaps unworthy of our attention, but to show that this format is still being woven, here is an image from Chris Walter's most recent "Cultural Survival" shipment. These pieces are vegetal dyes and handspun wools woven by Afghan Ersaris in Pakistan refugee camps and are purportedly traditional Ersari designs. This one looks more Yomud to me.


John Howe

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