antique turkmen chuval beddingbag sariq tribe yolatan oasis turkmenistan central asia

Antique Turkmen Chuval (bedding-bag), Sariq Tribe, Yolatan Oasis, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.


Price

£1,500
| $1,997 USD | €1,700 EUR


Item Ref

BM1228

Description

Another recent arrival is this beautiful Turkmen bedding bag-face, made by Sariq nomads during the middle 19th century. The 'elem' (lower skirt) depicts what looks like dancing ladies - also seen in the upper panel - on a beautiful glowing madder-red ground. The Sariq 'guls' (tribal crests) can be seen in the central field, highlighted in cochineal-red.
Size: 1.32m x 0.90m (4' 4" x 3' 0").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM1228



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