antique turkmen torba sariq tribe yolatan oasis turkmenistan central asia

Antique Turkmen Torba, Sariq Tribe, Yolatan Oasis, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.


| $732 USD | €623 EUR

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This beautifully-drawn torba was made by Sariq Turkmen around 1880 - 1890 using the overall field design of the so-called 'schemle' gul. The red colours are from madder and cochineal and the piece is in excellent condition bar two small exceptionally restored top corners where the missing cords would have pulled and torn the corners through heavy use.
Size: 1.22m x 0.38m (4' 0" x 1' 3").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM1235

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