Antique Turkoman Tekke Engsi (tent door rug)

Antique Turkoman Tekke Engsi (tent door rug)


142 x 120 cm / 4'8''x 3'11''


Engsi, a tent door rug to cover the entrance to the tent, Turkmenistan, late 19th century.  Tekke engsis follow the same format of upper and lower panels divided by a horizontal panel and a vertical pole, and the classical sequence of borders. For other examples of this type on our website, and for further description, see  ,and also

All wool. The original braiding at the bottom end is retained. The engsi is overall in very good condition