ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN 12 GUL TORBA, SUPERB ...

Item Number
H-062

Size: 3ft 5in x 1ft 3in (113 x 40cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen 12 gul Torba with outstanding colour, this example is of the classic format for this design, similar to examples that are published in most Turkmen books.

Circa 1850.

This example has fully saturated dyes with vibrant colour. The drawing and spacious feel of the guls is exceptional.

The weave is very fine and the torba has a velvet handle.

The torba is in original condition with slight even wear and full pile.

The torba has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-062
£5,000

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN 6 GUL TORBA, VELVET ...

Item Number
H-108

Size: 3ft 10in x 1ft 4in (116 x 41cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen 6 gul Torba with superb colour, this example is of the classic format for this design, similar to examples that are published in most Turkmen books. The drawing of both the major and minor guls is of an early form.

Circa 1850 or earlier.

This example has fully saturated dyes with depth of colour.

The weave is very fine and the torba has a velvet handle.

The torba is in original condition with very slight even wear and full pile, there are a some spots of old moth damage. There are slight losses to the corners as can be seen.

Stock Number: H-108.
£3,000

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL, EARLY ...

Item Number
D-0041

Size: 3ft 7in x 2ft 6in (110 x 77cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen 9 gul chuval of an early date with superb colour.

Early 19th century.

The chuval is very well drawn with 9 large Yomut chuval guls, the minor gul is one of the earliest forms. The ivory ground border design is outstanding. There is a very good light indigo blue used in both the main and minor guls.

Slight wear with medium pile, the chuval retains it un-dyed wool plain weave back.

Hand washed and ready for display.

D-0041.
£3,000

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Number
D-0639

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 4in (178 x 102cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen chuval of very large size, with unusual turreted gul design.

Late 19th century.

This most unusual and scarce chuval is one of a pair, the design features two large turreted guls surrounded by six chuval guls. There are four half guls at the edges of the chuval. All of the guls contain silk highlights in pink and green silk. The elem is of the small shrub design, or as it is often called 'dancing ladies', this design is found on chuval by both the Ersari and Saryk Turkmen. The chuval is finely woven with excellent wool, it is complete with its original plain weave back. This chuval was without and doubt woven for some one of great importance. possibly a unique pair of chuval and highly collectible. The pair to this item is stock number D-0640. They are priced individually but I would be happy to discuss a special price for the pair.

Outstanding condition with very slight even wear.

Hand washed and ready for display.

D-0639.
£2,750

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Number
D-0640

Size: 6ft 0in x 3ft 5in (182 x 104cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen chuval of very large size, with unusual turreted gul design.

Late 19th century.

This most unusual and scarce chuval is one of a pair, the design features two large turreted guls surrounded by six chuval guls. There are four half guls at the edges of the chuval. All of the guls contain silk highlights in pink and green silk. The elem is of the small shrub design, or as it is often called 'dancing ladies', this design is found on chuval by both the Ersari and Saryk Turkmen. The chuval is finely woven with excellent wool, it is complete with its original plain weave back. This chuval was without and doubt woven for some one of great importance. possibly a unique pair of chuval and highly collectible. The pair to this item is stock number D-0639. They are priced individually but I would be happy to discuss a special price for the pair.

Excellent condition with even wear. (this chuval has slightly more wear than its pair).

Hand washed and ready for display.

D-0640.
£2,750

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH SALOR GULS, ...

Item Number
MS-075

Size: 4ft 9in x 2ft 6in (144 x 76cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen chuval with 'Salor' guls.

Circa 1880.

A very good chuval face with well drawn 'Salor' guls, the major gul is the Salor turreted gul and the minor gul is a very well executed version of the Salor minor gul found on both main carpets and chuval.

The chuval has superb colours including large amounts of cochineal dye. The drawing of the shrub design in the elem is very pleasing.

Excellent condition with very slight even wear.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS-075.
£2,250

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL, SUPERB ...

Item Number
H-029

Size: 5ft 1in x 3ft 5in (154 x 103cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval of large size, with superb rich colour. The elem design is a really outstanding flower design.

Circa 1900.

Very well drawn with clear saturated colours

Slight even wear with good pile, very slight losses to the kilim at the base.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

H-029.
£1,950

ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH IKAT ...

Item Number
R-1295

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 0in (164 x 92cm).

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen chuval with the ikat design.

Circa 1900.

A nice example with rich colours and good drawing, the elem panel is particularly attractive.

The chuval is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile.

The chuval has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1295
£1,750

ANTIQUE BESHIR TURKMEN CHUVAL, MINA KHANI DESIGN ...

Item Number
H-127

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 2in (163 x 95cm).

Antique Beshir Turkmen chuval with the Mina Khani design and silk highlights.

Circa 1880.

Stock number: H-127.
£1,750

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL, VERY FINE WEAVE, ...

Item Number
MS-052

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 4in (117 x 70cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen chuval of very fine weave, the chuval is complete with an ivory plain weave back. note the boxed border design and the attractive elem.

Circa 1900.

Stock number: MS-052.
£1,750

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ASMALYK, BRIDAL CAMEL DECORATION, ...

Item Number
D-1387

Size: 3ft 8in x 2ft 5in (113 x 73cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen asmalyk with lattice design.

2nd half 19th century.

This good example of a Yomut Turkmen asmalyk has an ivory ground with a lattice design which contains the erre gul; the range of colours including a clear blue and madder red is outstanding. The ivory ground border is very well drawn and contains a classic Yomut bird design
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Asmalyk were used to decorate the flanks of the camels in the Yomut Turkmen wedding procession, they usually formed part of the brides dowry and were woven in pairs.

The weave is very fine and the asmalyk has a soft floppy handle.

The asmalyk is in good condition with even even wear and medium pile. There is an old patch repair to the lower right hand corner and to the right hand side outer border, these can be seen in the images.

The asmalyk has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: D-1387.
£1,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH SALOR DESIGN, ...

Item Number
R-175

Size: 4ft 9in x 2ft 3in (144 x 68cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen chuval in the 'Salor' style

Late 19th century

A good chuval face with Salor type guls

Well drawn with excellent colours

Even wear with pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-175
£1,295

ANTIQUE AFGHAN TURKMEN CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Number
R-133

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 3in (173 x 99cm).

Antique Afghan Turkmen chuval of large size

Circa 1900/20

A very large chuval with complete ivory plain weave back

The chuval has very soft glossy wool

Perfect condition, no wear, full pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-133
£1,250

ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN TORBA, FULL PILE, ...

Item Number
R-148

Size: 5ft 2in x 1ft 8in (158 x 50cm)

Antique Ersari Beshir torba with ikat design

Circa 1900

A superb torba with rich colour and great wool

Outstanding condition with no wear, full pile

Complete with un-dyed ivory wool base panel

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: R-148
£1,250

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN SADDLE BAGS WITH SALOR ...

Item Number
R-1128

Size: 1ft 8in x 1ft 8in (50 x 50cm). Face size. (193 x 50cm fully opened).

Antique Tekke Turkmen saddle bag (Khorjin) with Salor turreted gul design.

Circa 1900.

The bags are finely woven and have been opened down the sides for display. Note the piled decorative bad in the middle.

Well drawn with excellent colours.

Slight even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1128.
£1,250

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ASMALYK, FULL PILE WITH ...

Item Number
D-9001

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 3in (118 x 68cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen asmalyk with lattice design.

Circa 1900.

This good example of a Yomut Turkmen asmalyk with an ivory ground and a lattice design which contains the erre gul; the range of colours are a soft palette of reds and blues. The asmalyk retains its original long decorative tassels.

Asmalyk were used to decorate the flanks of the camels in the Yomut Turkmen wedding procession, they usually formed part of the brides dowry and were woven in pairs.

The asmalyk is in original condition with very slight even wear and full pile.

The asmalyk has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: D-9001.
£1,200

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL OF ...

Item Number
MS-046

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 6in (177 x 103cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval of very large size, with clear red colour. The elem design is a stylised tree design.

Circa 1900.

Slight even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

MS-046.
£950

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN CHUVAL, 16 GUL, RED ...

Item Number
R-150

Size: 4ft 8in x 2ft 7in (130 x 80cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen chuval

Circa 1900

16 guls on a bright red ground

Slight even wear, good pile, no repairs.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-150
£950

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL WITH ...

Item Number
R-1162

Size: 5ft 6in x 2ft 11in (168 x 90cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval of large size, with superb rich colour. The elem design is the Turkmen tree design. The chuval has a rich colour and very soft wool.

Circa 1900.

Slight even wear with good pile, excellent wool, very soft and floppy.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

R-1162.
£950

ANTIQUE SARYK TURKMEN SHEMLE GUL TORBA WITH ...

Item Number
KASC-107

Size: 4ft 4in x 1ft 1in (132 x 44cm).

Antique Saryk Turkmen torba with the ‘shemle’ gul design, this example is of the classic format for this design which is best known for the Salor examples that are published in most Turkmen books.

Circa 1900.

This example has fully saturated dyes with vibrant colour.

The weave is fairly coarse and the torba has a heavy handle.

There are coloured highlights that are woven in silk.

The torba is in original condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The remains of the original tassels are still attached.

The torba face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: KASC-107

£950

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL, 12 GUL DESIGN, ...

Item Number
R-1213

Size: 5ft 1in x 3ft 3in (156 x 100cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval of large size, with superb rich colour. The elem design is a really outstanding small flower design. The secondary guls are of a large size and add to the interest of the chuval.

Circa 1900.

Slight even wear with good pile, excellent wool, very soft and floppy.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

R-1213
£895

OLD YOMUT TURKMEN SALATCH, CHILDS CRADLE COVER, ...

Item Number
R-132

Size: 4ft 6in x 3ft 3in (135 x 100cm).

Old Yomut Turkmen childs rug or cradle cover, these rugs are known as 'salatch'.

Circa 1920.

An unusual six sided rug of small size, of prayer rug form with a mihrab at the top. Note the use of green in the rug, this is quite unusual in Turkmen weavings.

I understand that these rugs were not used for prayer but as covers for young children.

Excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-132
£850

ANTIQUE COMPLETE PAIR OF VERY SMALL TEKKE ...

Item Number
H-039

Size: 1ft 11in x 11in. (58 x 27cm)

Antique Tekke Turkmen khorjin (saddle bag) of very small size, Southern Turkmenistan.

Circa 1900.

Complete khorjin of this quality are quite scarce, this example is in outstanding condition and benefits from a beautifully decorated central panel. The bags are complete with undyed ivory plain weave backs.

Excellent condition with very slight wear. There are slight signs of use to the corners and two very small old repairs also to the corners. There are a few small usage stains to the backs.

This item has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Ref: H-039.
£825

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN CHUVAL, FULL PILE, CIRCA ...

Item Number
R-152

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 4in (116 x 70cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen chuval

Circa 1900

A chuval of small size, with 16 guls on a brown field

Slight even wear, good pile, no repairs.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-152
£800