Tekke torba (254) (1180)

Tekke torba from western Turkmenistan

Age: circa 1870

Size: 3'.11"x1'.5" (119x43 cm)

This particularly long Tekke torba shows six characteristic guls quartered in beige and burnt orange in navy and three hooked projections at the major axes.Extremely longated chemche minor guls are centered by rosettes and elegantly fill in the red brown field.The main border displays hooked rectangles in beige and burnt orange centered by rosettes.At one end is an extra elem (skirt) strip with banded ram's horn devices.At the other end is a plain field piled band.The handle is crisp,the weave is exceptionally fine and the wool is of high quality.All the colors are from natural sources.The piece is in good pile and condition except for the missing sides.

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