262. A glorious Antique Tekke Rug

Antique Tekke Turkoman Rug Turkmenistan Russia

262. Provenance: Tekke (or possibly Yomut) Tribe, Turkoman, Central Asia

Age: Circa 1900

Size: 184 x 133 cm

Condition: Some light wear. Overall low pile with some loss at ends. Considering its age it is not in bad condition.

Notes: Natural dyestuffs, including a rich madder field and indigo highlights. Although the 'guls' throughout the field are Tekke guls, they are not 'joined' in the way of most Tekkes, suggesting a possible Yomut origin.

Price: $875