ANTIQUE SARYK TURKMEN ENSI DOOR HANGING, COTTON ...

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AOR-S01

Size: 5ft 3in x 4ft 6in (161 x 136cm).

Antique Saryk Turkmen Ensi of scarce design.

4th quarter 19th century

An interesting Saryk Turkmen ensi published by Jack Franses in his 1970 book, 'European and Oriental rugs, for pleasure and investment'. Page 142. I also have the original purchase invoice dated 14th May 1966; when this ensi was purchased for 250.00.....


The Ensi is of classic Saryk design and has highlights in white cotton and both crimson and ivory silk throughout. The ensi retains its original end finishes at both ends. The ensi has been wall hung since its purchase in 1966 and is in near perfect condition.

Outstanding condition with full pile. I have not washed this ensi.

Stock Number: AOR-S01
£3,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI, WELL DRAWN WITH ...

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R-1574

Size: 4ft 7in x 4ft 3in (140 x 130cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen Ensi of classic design with good colour.

Late 19th century.

Ensi are considered to be traditional ceremonial door hangings for the entrance to the tribal yurt. The make excellent small square floor rugs.

Good condition with very slight wear and good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1574.
£2,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI DOOR HANGING OF ...

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H-205

Size: 4ft 11in x 3ft 5in (150 x 104cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen Ensi of very early form.

1st half 19th century.

Early Tekke ensi are quite scarce and this example despite its condition is complete. The colours are excellent and combined with the quality of the drawing and the weave we can give this example an early date.

The ensi has been conserved by patching from the back any holes or weak areas.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: H-205.
£1,500

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI, GOOD COLOUR, TRADITIONAL ...

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MS-048

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 1in (210 x 156cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen ensi of traditional design with excellent colour.

Circa 1880.

Ensi were door hangings used to cover the entrance to a yurt.

This example is woven with the traditional Ersari design; the colours are outstanding with a beautiful soft red ground and a very good light apricot, along with ivory and indigo blue. The ensi has good wool. The design in the elem panel at the base is very pleasing.

The ensi is in excellent condition with only slight even wear and good pile, there are one or two spots of old moth damage.

The ensi has been hand washed and is ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS-048.
£1,500

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI, DEEP RED COLOUR, ...

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R-149

Size: 4ft 2in x 3ft 11in (127 x 119cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen Ensi

Circa 1900

Traditional Tekke design woven in a deep red colour

Good condition with slight wear

Losses to the lower end

Ideal for furnishing use

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-149
£1,350