antique turkmen chuval sariq tribe yolatan oasis turkmenistan central asia

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


Price

£750
| $999 USD | €850 EUR


Item Ref

RUGMAC45

Description

This Turkmen bedding bag-face was 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: RUGMAC45



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