antique turkmen spindlebag yomut tribes transcaspian steppes turkmenistan central asia

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


| $1,045 USD | €874 EUR

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Spindle-bags as the name implies, were used to hold wooden spindles for spinning the wool.
This charming bag was made by Yomut Turkmen in the Trans-Caspian Steppes of Turkmenistan around 1890-1900. It is in excellent condition with plain-weave ivory back and original tassels decorating the sides and symbolising 'good luck'.
Size: 53cm x 23cm (1' 9" x 9").
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Internal Ref: LCBM16


Height = 53 cm (21")
Width = 23 cm (9")
Depth = 0 cm (0")

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