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Turkmen Dizlyk, Yomut Tribe, Trans-Caspian Steppes, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.



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'Dizlyk' were made in pairs and used to decorate the knobbly knees of the wedding camel during the wedding procession. This dizlyk has a beautiful colour palette of red, turquoise-blue, yellow, aubergine and ivory and was made by Yomut Turkmen circa 1870-1880. It is in original, complete condition with braided sides and hanging cords.
Size: 43cm x 38cm including tassels (1' 5" x 1' 3" including tassels.
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Internal Ref: MAC4

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