945. an accomplished antique Tekke khorjin or donkey bag

antique tekke turkoman khorjin or saddle bag

945. Provenance: Tekke tribe, Turkoman group, Turkmenistan

Size: 101 x 51 cm

Age: circa 1890

Condition: Good.

Notes: These tribal animal trappings represent some of the finest of Turkoman weavings. They were often given as dowry gifts to show off the weaving competence and skill of their daughter - such abilities were highly prized by in-laws as they represented earning potential. This khorjin/saddle bag is such a piece - finely woven and detailed, using finest hand-spun highland wool and natural dyes.


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