ANTIQUE SARYK TURKMEN ENSI DOOR HANGING, COTTON ...

Item Ref
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
£3,950

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ENSI DOOR HANGING, POSSIBLY BESHIR ...

Item Ref
R-1849

Size: 6ft 10in x 5ft 3in (209 x 160cm).

Antique Afghan Turkmen ensi of unusual all over design with excellent soft colour.

Circa 1900.

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

This ensi has a repeat all over design, it has superb glossy wool and excellent soft colour. There are old goat hair hanging loops still attached to the top corners. The ensi probably was woven in Northern Afghanistan and possibly has connections to the Beshir Turkmen. Note the beautiful row of shrubs in the elem at the base of the ensi, these are often found on Beshir chuval. The flat woven checkerboard end finish is very pleasing.

The ensi is in excellent condition with only slight even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: R-1849.
£3,250

ANTIQUE AFGHAN TURKMEN ENSI, DOOR HANGING RUG, ...

Item Ref
R-1848

Size: 6ft 2in x 5ft 1in (188 x 155cm).

Antique Afghan Turkmen ensi of unusual all over design with excellent colour.

Circa 1900/20.

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

This ensi has a repeat all over design, it has superb glossy wool and excellent colour. There is an old goat hair hanging loop still attached to the top right hand corner. The ensi probably was woven in Northern Afghanistan and possibly has connections to the Beshir Turkmen.

The ensi is in excellent condition with only slight even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: R-1848.
£2,750

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN RUG OF ENSI ...

Item Ref
R-2034

Size: 6ft 11in x 5ft 5in (210 x 164cm).

Antique Afghan Ersari Turkmen rug of unusual all over design with excellent colour, in a ensi design.

Circa 1900/20.

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

This ensi rug has a repeat all over design, it has superb glossy wool and excellent clear colour. The ensi probably was woven in Northern Afghanistan and possibly has connections to the Beshir Turkmen. Note the beautiful row of shrubs in the elem at the base of the ensi, these are often found on Beshir chuval. The flat woven checkerboard end finish is very pleasing.

The ensi is in excellent condition with only slight even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: R-2034.
£2,750

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI, OUTSTANDING CONDITION, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
H-319

Size: 6ft 3in x 4ft 7in (190 x 139cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen ensi of traditional design with excellent colour and outstanding condition.

Circa 1890.

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 brown ground and a very good yellow, along with ivory and light indigo blue. The ensi has good soft wool. The design in the elem panel at the base is very pleasing and the original woven checkerboard end finish is complete. The chevron design in the central panel is an unusual feature.

The ensi is in outstanding condition with no wear and full pile.

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

Stock Number: H-319.
£2,650

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI, WELL DRAWN WITH ...

Item Ref
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 WITH SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
R-2016

Size: 4ft 11in x 3ft 10in (150 x 118cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen Ensi of classic design with good colour.

Circa 1880.

Ensi are considered to be traditional ceremonial door hangings for the entrance to the tribal yurt. The make excellent small square floor rugs.
This example is very finely woven with very clear colours, the large double elem panels at the base are beautifully drawn with large trees, note the amulets either side of each tree.

Good condition with slight even wear and good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. This ensi would make a superb wall hanging.

Stock Number: R-2016.
£2,250

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI (DOOR HANGING), SUPERB ...

Item Ref
R-1816

Size: 4ft 11in x 4ft 0in (150 x 123cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen Ensi of classic design with good colour.

Circa 1900.

Ensi are considered to be traditional ceremonial door hangings for the entrance to the tribal yurt. The make excellent small square floor rugs. This example has excellent colour, the weave is very fine and the pile has a velvet like feel.

Good condition with very slight wear and good pile, there is one small old repair to the field that is almost invisible.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1816.
£2,250

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI, TRADITIONAL DESIGN, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
R-1923

Size: 5ft 11in x 4ft 8in (181 x 142cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen ensi of traditional design with excellent colour.

Circa 1890.

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 good condition with even wear and medium pile, slightly heavier wear to the middle with almost full pile at the sides.

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

Stock Number: R-1923.
£1,750

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI DOOR HANGING OF ...

Item Ref
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 TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI, DEEP RED COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
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

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN ENSI RUG, YURT DOOR ...

Item Ref
H-064

Size: 5ft 7in x 4ft 9in (170 x 146cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen ensi of outstanding design with excellent colour.

Circa 1860/70.

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

This example is woven with excellent detailed drawing; the colours are outstanding with a beautiful red ground and a very good light indigo blue. The ensi has superb soft wool and a very floppy handle.

The ensi is in excellent condition with only slight even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: H-064.
SOLD

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI RUG, SUPERB COLOUR ...

Item Ref
H-036

Size: 5ft 0in x 3ft 8in (153 x 113cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen ensi of traditional design with excellent rich colour.

Circa 1900.

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

The rug is in excellent condition with only slight even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: H-036.
SOLD

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI OF CLASSIC DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-778

Size: 4ft 11in x 4ft 1in (149 x 124cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen ensi of traditional design with excellent colour.

Circa 1900.

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

This example is finely woven with excellent detailed drawing; it retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with only slight even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: R-778
SOLD

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ENSI YURT DOOR HANGING, ...

Item Ref
D-0626

Size: 5ft 4in x 4ft 1in (163 x 124cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi with double tree elem design.

2nd half 19th century.

A very good Yomut Turkmen ensi (Yurt door hanging). This example has a superb red colour and two beautifully drawn elem (base) panels. The upper elem is of large stylised trees and the lower panel is trees on a vivid indigo blue ground.

Good condition with even wear and medium pile, the ensi has fine weave and good wool.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0626.
SOLD

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI, YURT DOOR HANGING, ...

Item Ref
R-286

Size: 5ft 3in x 4ft 7in (160 x 137cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen Ensi (Yurt door hanging) of classic Tekke design.

Circa 1900.

This is a pleasing example of this well-known type of rug; it is of firm weave and will make a durable rug for domestic use. The Ensi is well drawn with excellent colour.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-286

SOLD

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ENSI YURT DOOR HANGING, ...

Item Ref
D-0187

Size: 6ft 0in x 3ft 11in (182 x 122cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi with eagle and tree elem design.

2nd half 19th century.

A very good Yomut Turkmen ensi (Yurt door hanging). This example has superb colour and two beautifully drawn elem (base) panels. The upper elem is of large stylised eagles and the lower panel is trees on a vivid indigo blue ground.

Good condition with even wear and medium pile, the ensi has fine weave and good wool.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0187
SOLD

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ENSI YURT DOOR HANGING, ...

Item Ref
D-0574

Size: 4ft 11in x 3ft 10in (149 x 118cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi with eagle and tree elem design.

2nd half 19th century.

A good Yomut Turkmen ensi (Yurt door hanging). This example has rich colour and two beautifully drawn elem (base) panels. The upper elem is of large stylised eagles and the lower panel is trees on a dark indigo blue ground. The outer border and central column is of the curl leaf design.

Good condition with even wear and medium pile, the ensi has fine weave and good wool.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0574.
SOLD

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

Item Ref
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.
SOLD

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN ENSI, GREAT COLOUR, 4TH ...

Item Ref
R-179

Size: 4ft 8in x 3ft 8in (143 x 112cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen Ensi

4th quarter 19th century

A ensi of outstanding colour

Good condition with pile

Old patch repair in top left corner

Hand washed and ready for use or display

Stock Number: R-179


SOLD