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Tekke Animal Tree Engsi

ref: 6340)

Turkmenistan, early 19th century. Tent door rug of exceptional colour and clarity of design. A similar piece is published in 7.ICOC (ed), Wie Blumen in der Wueste. Die Kultur der turkmenischen Nomadenstaemme Zentralasiens. Begleitkatalog zur Ausstellung im Hamburgischen Museum fuer Voelkerkunde. Hamburg 1993, no. 22, p. 49. Wool on a wool foundation. Minor repair, overall excellent condition with beautifully lustrous wool.

Dimensions

163 x 119 cm / 5'4''x 3'11''