antique turkmen spindlebag igsalyk yomut tribes transcaspian steppes turkmenistan central asia

Antique Turkmen Spindle-Bag (igsalyk), Yomut Tribes, Trans-Caspian Steppes, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.


| $732 USD | €623 EUR

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The 'igsalyk' or spindle-bag was, as the name implies, used for containing spindles. This igsalyk was made by Yomut Turkmen around 1880 and is in complete condition with original plain-weave back. A most decorative wall-hanging!
Size: 27cm x 1.00m including tassels (10.5" x 3' 3" including tassels).
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: MAC28

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