antique turkmen torba yomut tribes transcaspian steppes turkmenistan central asia

Antique Turkmen Torba, Yomut Tribes, Trans-Caspian Steppes, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.


Price

£1,850
| $2,494 USD | €2,158 EUR


Item Ref

BM/JM2

Description

This beautiful torba (small storage bag) was made by Yomut Turkmen in the Trans-Caspian Steppes circa 1880. It has a rare field design of small symbolic guls (tribal crests) with superb shades of madder-red, natural ivory and indigo sky-blue. The torba is in immaculate condition with plain-weave back, the remains of the hanging cords and tassels at the base.
Size: 76cm x 41cm (2' 6" x 1' 4").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM/JM2


Dimensions

Height = 41 cm (16")
Width = 76 cm (30")
Depth = 0 cm (0")



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