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Antique Turkoman Tekke Engsi (tent door rug)

Antique Turkoman Tekke Engsi (tent door rug)

reference:  
KC5

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

Description

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  http://www.christopherleggeorientalcarpets.com/products/view/antique-tekke-engsi/  ,and also http://www.christopherleggeorientalcarpets.com/products/view/tekke-animal-tree-engsi/

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

£3,950