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Tekke Torba

19th C (4th Q)
Turkmen
DESCRIPTION:

The Turkmen of Central Asia are renowned weavers known in particular for their tent-bags and animal trappings. This torba, or shallow tent-bag is the work of a Tekke Turkmen weaver. It is complete and retains its ornamental tassels at its bottom. Tekke weavings like this are particularly finely woven, which allows for a precision of detail which is seldom rivaled. This piece makes use of the iconic 'gul' or repeat medallion format associated with Tekke torbas. Interestingly, this is a nine gul piece which is scarcer than the more typical six gul or even twelve gul type. Collection of Val Arbab

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CONDITION:
Sides re-wrapped. Small stains
WIDTH:
3' 11"
LENGTH:
1' 6"
RUG ID:
16983
PRICE:
$6,500.00


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