antique turkmen carpet teke tribes akhal oasis turkmenistan central asia

Antique Turkmen Carpet, Teke Tribes, Akhal Oasis, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.


Price

POA

Item Number

MAC6

Description

The beautiful madder-red field in this attractive Teke Turkmen carpet contains 5 vertical columns of 10 Teke guls (heraldic crests). The centre of each of the main guls have alternate indigo-blue and cochineal and turquoise and cochineal. Particularly attractive are the elems (skirts) incorporating a tree pattern at each end and the depiction of horned creatures on each side of the main border, as seen in the close-up image. Made around 1900, the soft natural dyes produce a wonderful warm palette to enhance any room.
Size: 2.84m x 2.09m (9' 4" x 6' 10").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: MAC6



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