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Turkish nomads have been using saddle bags for generations as a way to transport certain goods on the back of their donkey.  Nowadays Saddle Bags are the new home accessory for the armchair, couch, baby cot or even bed head - just to name a few! 

 

The Sigma Kilim Saddle Bag is an eclectic mix of pattern and colour.  Use this piece to brighten up your space and give it that worldly inspired touch that it's lacking.  With it's native-like patterns and raw nature the Sigma Saddle Bag has some stories to tell, as it is 60 years old!  This saddle bag is a true piece of history, but with each end of the saddle bag having built-in pouches makes it perfect for housing books, knick-knacks, nappies and toys or even the t.v. remote!

 This saddle bag is made from 100% handwoven wool yarn.  This saddle bag was used over the donkey saddle and has the traditional split running down the center.   

 

Measurements:

118cm x 46cm (55cm Pocket Depth)

46inch x 18inch (21inch Pocket Depth)

 

 

Colour Palette: 

Orange, Green, Black, White, Blue, Red, Grey

 

*This saddle bag has been professionally cleaned with a natural aloe vera soap.

 

*This product is available for free Perth local pick-up.

 

Sigma Kilim Saddle Bag

SKU: 123
AU$129.95Price
  • This saddle bag is an authentic vintage piece made from 100% naturally dyed wool sourced from the Marmara region of Turkey, namely Balikesir and is 60 years old.  Due to the handwoven and vintage nature of this product there may be some slight imperfections, it is the imperfections that enhance the overall aesthetic and authenticity of this product and therefore should be appreciated.

     

    Washing Instructions;

     

    Spot cleaning - please use a damp sponge with a mixture of warm water, vinegar and natural soap.

     

    General cleaning - the easiest way is to hose it down with a natural soap as your detergent.  You can use a small amount of vinegar in the final rinse to bring back the shine to dull colours.  Do not soak your saddle bag and never wash it in the washing machine.

     

    Persistent stains - due to the organic nature it is recommended to use a rug cleaning specialist