ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN 12 GUL TORBA, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
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
£6,000
| $8,362 USD | €6,992 EUR

ANTIQUE BESHIR TURKMEN CHUVAL, MINA KHANI DESIGN ...

Item Ref
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
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH IKAT ...

Item Ref
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
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

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

Item Ref
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
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

ANTIQUE BESHIR TURKMEN TORBA WITH IKAT DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-305

Size: 5ft 0in x 1ft 5in (152 x 44cm)

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen torba of classic ikat design.

Circa 1890.

An excellent example of Beshir weaving, a classic Beshir ikat design with excellent colour. These weavings are often considered to be dowry weavings as they were used to decorate the camel during the wedding procession.

The torba is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile, it has a very soft floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: H-305.
£1,650
| $2,299 USD | €1,923 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL, FINE WEAVE EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
R-1959

Size: 3ft 11in x 2ft 4in (119 x 71cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen chuval with the boxed chuval gul design.

Late 19th century.

The chuval is well drawn with excellent colour. The design is 30 small boxes containing chuval guls. The elem panel is the Tekke flowering tree design.

The chuval is in excellent condition with light even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: R-1959.
£1,500
| $2,090 USD | €1,748 EUR

ANTIQUE BESHIR TURKMEN CHUVAL CAMEL BAG OF ...

Item Ref
H-175b

Size: 6ft 2in x 4ft 2in max (189 x 127cm max).

Antique Beshir Turkmen chuval (camel bag) with the Mina Khani design.

Circa 1900.


The chuval is of large size and shaped to fit on the side of a camel, chuval were large bags strapped to the side of the camel used to transport goods. The mina Khani design (many flowers) is typical for the Beshir Turkmen, the lower pane (elem) is decorated with the shrub design. The back of the chuval has been removed so that it can be used on the floor as a rug.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock number: H-175b.
£1,500
| $2,090 USD | €1,748 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH SALOR DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
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
| $1,805 USD | €1,509 EUR

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

Item Ref
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
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN TURKMEN CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Ref
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
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN SADDLE BAGS WITH SALOR ...

Item Ref
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
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN TORBA OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Ref
MS7-27

Size: 5ft 3in x 1ft 8in (161 x 51cm). Face size.

Antique Ersari Turkmen torba of very large size, with turreted gul design. Probably by the Ersari of Northern Afghanistan.

Circa 1900.

This large size Ersari torba was probably woven as a dowry item and used to decorate the side of a camel during the wedding procession. The torba has three large turreted guls to the face.

Outstanding condition with very slight even wear. It is rare to find an example in such an excellent state of preservation, the torba retains its long tassels and decorative braiding; it also has the original hanging loops to the top corners.

Hand washed and ready for display.

MS7-27.
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

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

Item Ref
MS7-24

Size: 4ft 1in x 10in (125 x 26cm) face size.

Antique Tekke Turkmen torba of very fine weave.

Circa 1900.

A good Tekke torba with excellent colour and good wool. The torba has survived very well with all the original long tassels still intact. These torba were used to decorate the side of a camel during a Turkmen wedding procession.

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

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS7-24.
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL, GOOD ...

Item Ref
R-1111

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 1in (166 x 94cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval with good colour.

Circa 1900.

The chuval is well drawn with twelve large guls in alternating colours, the border design and the minor guls are all classic Turkmen designs.

The chuval has even wear with medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. This would and excellent small rug, ideal as a hearth rug.

R-1111.
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL, ...

Item Ref
R-1812

Size: 5ft 1in x 3ft 1in (155 x 94cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval with good colour. The elem design is the Turkmen tree design. The chuval has a rich rust red colour and very soft wool.

Circa 1900.

This would be an excellent hearth rug, the colours are very warm.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

R-1812.
£1,100
| $1,533 USD | €1,282 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN TORBA WITH TURRETED GUL ...

Item Ref
MS7-29

Size: 4ft 3in x 1ft 2in (130 x 36cm) face size.

Antique Tekke Turkmen torba of very fine weave with turreted gul design.

Circa 1900.

A good Tekke torba with excellent colour and good wool. The torba has survived very well with most of the original long tassels still intact. The torba has three turreted guls surrounded by multiple borders. The remains of the original hanging cords are still attached to each side. These torba were used to decorate the side of a camel during a Turkmen wedding procession.

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

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS7-29.
£995
| $1,387 USD | €1,160 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN EMBROIDERED TORBA WITH PLAIN ...

Item Ref
MS10-19

Size: 4ft 0in x 1ft 8in (123 x 51cm) face size.

Antique Ersari Turkmen torba with attractive embroidered design to the face.

Circa 1900.

A good tribal Ersari torba with soft colours. The torba has survived very well with some of the original long tassels still intact. These torba were used to decorate the side of a camel during a Turkmen wedding procession. This example still retains the original ivory wool plain weave back along with hanging cords to the sides.

The torba is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile. The is some ingrained staining to the face and back caused by genuine tribal use.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS10-19.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL, GREAT ...

Item Ref
R-1669

Size: 5ft 7in x 3ft 0in (170 x 92cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 9 gul chuval of large size.

Circa 1900.

The chuval is well drawn with nine guls on a madder red ground, the border design and the minor guls are all classic Turkmen designs. The elem contains many small flowering shrubs.

The chuval has slight even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. This would and excellent small rug, ideal as a hearth rug.

Stock Number: R-1669.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN IKAT DESIGN CHUVAL, ...

Item Ref
R-1879

Size: 5ft 9in x 3ft 1in (174 x 94cm).

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen chuval with the ikat design.

Circa 1900.

A nice example with rich colours and good drawing, the elem panel has a shrub design.

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.

This chuval is a pair to number R-1878.

Stock Number: R-1879.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN IKAT DESIGN CHUVAL, ...

Item Ref
R-1878

Size: 5ft 9in x 3ft 1in (174 x 94cm).

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen chuval with the ikat design.

Circa 1900.

A nice example with rich colours and good drawing, the elem panel has a shrub design.

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.

This chuval is a pair to number R-1879.

Stock Number: R-1878.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE KIZIL AYAK ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL ...

Item Ref
R-1591

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 2in (162 x 96cm).

Antique Kizil Ayak Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval with good red ground colour. The elem design is stylised shrubs or flowers. There are some very nice yellow highlights.

Circa 1900.

The guls are well drawn and large in size, the minor guls have a pleasing use of yellow.

Chuval are storage bags used by the nomads to transport goods, the faces are piled so make very good small rugs. This example originates from the border region of Northern Afghanistan and Southern Turkmenistan.

Slight even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock number: R-1591.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL OF ...

Item Ref
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
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL WITH ...

Item Ref
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
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

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

Item Ref
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
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

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

Item Ref
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
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

ANTIQUE KIZIL AYAK TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL ...

Item Ref
H-246

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 5in (178 x 105cm).

Antique Kizil Ayak Ersari Turkmen 9 gul chuval with good soft red ground colour. The elem design is stylised shrubs or flowers.

Circa 1900.

The guls are well drawn and large in size, the field has a spacious feel.

Chuval are storage bags used by the nomads to transport goods, the faces are piled so make very good small rugs. This example originates from the border region of Northern Afghanistan and Southern Turkmenistan.

Slight even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock number: H-246.
£895
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL, PROBABLY ...

Item Ref
R-2139

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 1in (178x 94cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen chuval, probably Kizyl Ayak.

Circa 1900.

A superb large chuval with a 9 gul design, the elem panel at the base is decorated with large flowering trees.

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

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-2139.
£895
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN GERMECH, VERY SCARCE WEAVING, ...

Item Ref
MS9-21

Size: 3ft 2in x 11in (97 x 29cm)

Antique Ersari Turkmen germech with star design.

Circa 1890.

This is a very scarce Turkmen weaving, it is believed that germech were hung across the entrance to the tribal yurt in the door way below the ensi at ground level. The purpose was to stop dirt and dust blowing into the yurt and also to prevent small animals entering. Very few of these have survived and rarely come to the market.

This example by the Ersari Turkmen has a visually exciting design of eight stars within octagons. The germech retains its original short kilim at the lower end.

The germech is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, there are traces of some old moth damage and a few very small holes.

This is a collectible Turkmen weaving that will display very well.

Stock Number: MS9-21.
£895
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN KEPSE GUL TORBA, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
MS4-06

Size: 3ft 1in x 1ft 2in (94 x 36cm) face size.

Antique Yomut Turkmen torba with well drawn kepse gul design.

Circa 1880.

A good Yomut torba with excellent colour and superb soft wool. The torba has two Kepse guls to the face.

The torba is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, it has a soft floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS4-06.
£850
| $1,185 USD | €991 EUR

OLD AFGHAN ERSARI CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Ref
R-1461

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 5in (160 x 104cm).

Old Afghan Ersari Turkmen 9 gul chuval of large size, with clear red colour. The elem design is a stylised tree design.

Circa 1900.

Slight even wear with good pile. This is a very tough and hard wearing rug suitable for heavy domestic use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock number: R-1461.
£850
| $1,185 USD | €991 EUR

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

Item Ref
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
| $1,185 USD | €991 EUR

ANTIQUE COMPLETE PAIR OF VERY SMALL TEKKE ...

Item Ref
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
| $1,150 USD | €961 EUR

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN TORBA, GREAT DESIGN AND ...

Item Ref
H-110b

Size: 3ft 9in x 1ft 2in (114 x 35cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen torba with great design and colour. one of a pair.

Circa 1880.

Stock number: H-110b.
£800
| $1,115 USD | €932 EUR

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN TORBA, GREAT DESIGN AND ...

Item Ref
H-110a

Size: 3ft 9in x 1ft 4in (115 x 40cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen torba with great design and colour. one of a pair.

Circa 1880.

Stock number: H-110a.
£800
| $1,115 USD | €932 EUR

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

Item Ref
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
| $1,115 USD | €932 EUR

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN CHUVAL, GREAT COLOUR, LATE ...

Item Ref
R-131

Size: 3ft 7in x 2ft 6in (110 x 75cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen 9 gul chuval

Late 19th century

Very well drawn with clear saturated colours

Slight even wear with good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Ref: R-131.
£750
| $1,045 USD | €874 EUR

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN TORBA WITH KEPSE GUL ...

Item Ref
H-111

Size: 2ft 9in x 1ft 4in (85 x 41cm) excluding tassels.

Antique Yomut Turkmen torba of small size with kepse gul design, complete with ivory plain weave back and tassels.

Circa 1880.

Stock number: H-111.
£750
| $1,045 USD | €874 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN TORBA, ORIGINAL CONDITION, GOOD ...

Item Ref
MS7-25

Size: 4ft 0in x 1ft 5in (123 x 43cm) face size.

Antique Tekke Turkmen torba in original condition.

Circa 1900.

A good Tekke torba with excellent colour and good wool. The torba has survived very well with most the original long tassels still intact, note the original hanging cords at the sides. These torba were used to decorate the side of a camel during a Turkmen wedding procession.

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

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS7-25.
£750
| $1,045 USD | €874 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE OR SARYK TURKMEN TORBA WITH ...

Item Ref
MS7-23

Size: 4ft 1in x 1ft 6in (124 x 46cm) face size.

Antique Tekke Turkmen torba with well drawn Kejebe design.

Circa 1900.

A good Tekke torba with excellent colour and good wool. The torba has the Kejebe design which is more commonly found in Saryk Turkmen weavings, this torba could also be Saryk. Note the original hanging cords on the sides.

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

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS7-23.
£650
| $906 USD | €758 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN TORBA, SCARCE DESIGN POSSIBLY ...

Item Ref
MS9-20

Size: 5ft 2in x 1ft 7in (158 x 48cm)

Antique Ersari Turkmen torba of unusual design, possibly by the Turkmen of Beshir.

Circa 1900.

A good Ersari Turkmen torba with an unusual design on a rich red ground, note the clear yellow and ivory used throughout. These weavings are often considered to be dowry weavings as they were used to decorate the camel during the wedding procession.

The torba is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, it has a soft floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS9-20.
£595
| $829 USD | €693 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL, LARGE SIZE, 12 ...

Item Ref
MS-076

Size: 5ft 7in x 2ft 11in (170 x 90cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval of large size, with clear red colour. The chuval has 3rows of 4 Ersari chuval guls. The elem design is a stylised tree design.

Circa 1900.

Slight even wear with good pile. The chuval has a firm weave and will stand up to normal floor use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

MS-076.
£550
| $766 USD | €641 EUR

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN SPINDLE BAG WITH PLAIN ...

Item Ref
KASR

Size: 1ft 6in x 8.5in (45 x 21cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen spindle bag

Circa 1900

A superb small spindle bag complete with plain weave back

Opened for display

Excellent condition with verey slight wear

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: KASR
£495
| $690 USD | €577 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN 6 GUL TORBA WITH ...

Item Ref
MS10-46

Size: 3ft 0in x 1ft 0in (91 x 30cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen 6 gul Torba with smoked colour to the face.

Circa 1890.

The torba is quite fine and well drawn, the face has a very smoked colour showing that it spent many years hanging inside a Turkmen yurt. Note the elem panel at the base with small trees or shrubs.

The torba is in original condition with very slight even wear and good pile. There are the remains of the original hanging cords to the sides.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS10-46.
£450
| $627 USD | €524 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN TORBA / MAFRASH, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
k125

Size: 5ft 2in x 1ft 5in.

Antique Ersari Turkmen torba or mafrash, circa 1900. Northern Afghanistan or Southern Turkmenistan. Excellent condition with slight wear.

£395
| $550 USD | €460 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN BANDED FLAT WOVEN CHUVAL, ...

Item Ref
MS-082

Size: 3ft 6in x 2ft 9in (107 x 83cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen flat weave chuval with bands of decorative embroidered work.

Circa 1900.

The chuval has a brown filed colour with decorative bands of detailed embroidery, the chuval also retains its original ivory plain weave back.

The chuval is in excellent original condition, with very little wear, the ivory back is slightly discoloured and shows some signs of use.

MS-082.
£395
| $550 USD | €460 EUR

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL, SILK AND COTTON ...

Item Ref
H-283


Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 6in (118 x 76cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen chuval with the Salor turreted gul design.

Circa 1825.

The chuval is well drawn with excellent colour. The design is 6 Salor turreted guls of a clear madder red field. The elem panel is the Tekke flowering shrub design. The chuval has cotton and crimson silk highlights through out. The chuval is complete with its original ivory plain weave back.

The chuval is in excellent condition with light even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: H-283.
SOLD

ANTIQUE BESHIR TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH MINA KHANI ...

Item Ref
D-1237

Size: 5ft 1in x 2ft 11in (156 x 89cm).

Antique Beshir Turkmen chuval with the ‘mina khani’ (many flowers) design.

Mid 19th century.

This wonderful old example has large amounts of crimson silk used throughout.

The drawing is excellent and very detailed, the colours are wonderful especially the light blues.

This is a collectable early example.

The chuval is in fair condition with even wear, heavy in places, with medium-low pile.

The chuval has some losses to the sides and ends; it has been conserved by mounting it on a cotton backing.

The chuval has not been washed.

Stock Number: D-1237.

SOLD

ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN 6 GUL TORBA, VELVET ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL, EARLY ...

Item Ref
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.
SOLD

ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH IKAT ...

Item Ref
H-097

Size: 4ft 9in x 3ft 2in (145 x 96cm).

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen chuval with the ikat design.

Circa 1880.

Superb example with wonderful colours and good drawing, the indigo blues are particularly attractive.

The chuval is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile. The chuval has a very soft and floppy handle. There are old hanging rings attached to the top reverse. The are a few traces of old moth damage in the elem.

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

Stock Number: H-097.
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ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN 6 GUL TORBA, SILK ...

Item Ref
H-010

Size: 3ft 5in x 1ft 3in (104 x 39cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen 6 gul Torba with crimson silk to the gul centers, 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 weave is very fine and the torba has a velvet handle.

The torba is in original condition with slight even wear and full pile in most parts, there are a few spots of old damage. There are slight losses to the sides.

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

Stock Number: H-010
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL OF LARGE SIZE, ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE BESHIR TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH MINA KHANI ...

Item Ref
R-1797

Size: 6ft 8in x 3ft 6in (202 x 106cm).

Antique Beshir Turkmen chuval with the ‘mina khani’ (many flowers) design.

Late 19th century.

This Beshir chuval is of very large size and would be very suitable for use as a floor rug. The chuval is very well drawn with good colours, note the row of amulets along the top of the chuval and the flowers in the elem.

The chuval is in excellent condition with light even wear and good medium pile.

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

Stock Number: R-1797.
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ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH SALOR GULS, ...

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

Item Ref
D-1241

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 2in (116 x 67cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen asmalyk with lattice design.

2nd half 19th century.

This superb 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 soft blue is outstanding. The madder red border is very well drawn and contains the ashik motif.
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 original condition with slight even wear and good pile.

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

Stock Number: D-1241.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN TORBA, OUTSTANDING DESIGN, GREAT ...

Item Ref
D-0074

Size: 4ft 6in x 1ft 6in (137 x 45cm)

Antique Ersari Turkmen torba with star in octagon design.

Circa 1880.

A very good torba with a well drawn example of this classic Ersari design. The colour is superb with a clear soft red, indigo blues and yellow high lights. There are the remnants of the original tassels.

The torba is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, it has a very soft floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0074.
SOLD

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN 16 GUL CHUVAL, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
D-0010

Size: 3ft 9in x 2ft 6in (115 x 76cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen 16 gul chuval with excellent drawing and superb colour.

2nd half 19th century.

The chuval is in superb condition with very slight even wear, note the small filler elements on either side of the plain elem.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: D-0010.
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ASMALYK, BRIDAL CAMEL DECORATION, ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH SALOR GULS, SILK ...

Item Ref
R-125

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 4in (172 x 102cm).

Antique Turkmen chuval with 'salor' guls

Circa 1900

A beautiful chuval of large size

Salor type guls filled with silk

Fine soft wool with very rich colouring

Superb condition with very slight wear and full pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-125
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN TURKMEN CHUVAL, LARGE SIZE, PERFECT ...

Item Ref
R-129

Size: 6ft 1in x 3ft 5in (186 x 103cm).

Antique Afghan Turkmen chuval, probably Kizyl Ayak

Circa 1900/20

A superb large chuval complete with plain weave back

The back is decorated to the upper part

Beautiful drawing through out, nice elem

Full pile with no wear at all

The chuval would appear to have been displayed all its life, hanging strip on the reverse

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-129
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ANTIQUE KIZYL AYAK TURKMEN CHUVAL, FULL PILE, ...

Item Ref
R-215

Size: 6ft 2in x 3ft in (188 x 107cm).

Antique Kizyl Ayak Turkmen chuval, Northern Afghanistan

Circa 1900

Well drawn with excellent rich colours

Very large size

Superb soft glossy wool

Excellent condition with full pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Ref: R-215
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL, GOOD ...

Item Ref
H-055

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 6in (117 x 77cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen 9 gul chuval with good colour including soft greens.

Circa 1880.

Very well drawn border with a spacious feel to the field.

Slight even wear with good pile, there is some old moth damage to the elem.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

H-055.
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ASMALYK, FULL PILE WITH ...

Item Ref
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.
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
D-0013

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 8in (127 x 81cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen 9 gul chuval with excellent drawing and superb colour.

2nd half 19th century.

The chuval is in superb condition with even wear, note the small filler elements on the right hand side of the plain elem. The chuval is complete with the original plain weave back which shows signs of use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: D-0013.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN TORBA, CLASSIC DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
D-0058

Size: 4ft 11in x 1ft 7in (150 x 48cm)

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen torba of classic design.

Late 19th century.

An excellent example of Beshir weaving, a classic Beshir design with excellent colour. These weavings are often considered to be dowry weavings as they were used to decorate the camel during the wedding procession.

The torba is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile, it has a very soft floppy handle. The torba is complete with the original long tassels.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0058.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN TORBA, WONDERFUL COLOUR AND ...

Item Ref
D-0070

Size: 3ft 11in x 1ft 7in (120 x 47cm)

Antique Ersari Turkmen torba with interesting design often found on flat woven torba..

Late 19th century.

A good Ersari torba with excellent colour and superb soft wool. The torba is complete with the original hanging cords and tassels.

The torba is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, it has a very soft floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0070.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN TORBA OF SCARCE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
D-0053


Size: 4ft 7in x 1ft 5in (139 x 44cm)

Antique Ersari Turkmen torba with scarce floral rosette design.

2nd half 19th century.

This is an interesting torba which belongs to a well documented group of Ersari weavings from the 2nd half of the 19th century. The torba has a floral rosette design on a red/brown field. The simple border design is most unusual.

The torba is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, it has a very soft floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: D-0053.
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN 9 GUL CHUVAL WITH ...

Item Ref
D-0001

Size: 3ft 9in x 2ft 9in (115 x 83cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen 9 gul chuval with ivory plain weave back.

Late 19th century.

The chuval is in superb condition with very slight even wear, note the small filler elements along the base of the plain elem. The Chuval is thick and heavy with very rich colour. The back has been opened at the sides for display.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: D-0001.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL, 9 GULS, EXCELLENT ...

Item Ref
R-1526

Size: 4ft 9in x 3ft 0in (145 x 91cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 9 gul chuval with good colour. The elem design is a stylised tree design.

Circa 1900.

Chuval are storage bags used by the nomads to transport goods, the faces are piled so make very good small rugs. This example originates from the border region of Northern Afghanistan and Southern Turkmenistan.

Slight even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock number: R-1526.
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ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH SALOR GULS, ...

Item Ref
R-174

Size: 4ft 0in x 2ft 5in (123 x 73cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen chuval with 'Salor' guls

Late 19th century

A good chuval face with well drawn 'Salor' guls

Excellent colours

Good condition with even wear

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-174
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ANTIQUE SARYK TURKMEN SHEMLE GUL TORBA WITH ...

Item Ref
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

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ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH SALOR TYPE ...

Item Ref
R-151

Size: 4ft 9in x 2ft 3in (146 x 68cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen chuval face

Circa 1900

A nice chuval with 'Salor' type guls

Firm and fine weave

Excellent condition with even wear

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-151


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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN GERMECH IN PERFECT ORIGINAL ...

Item Ref
MS9-24

Size: 3ft 5in x 11in (104 x 28cm)

Antique Ersari Turkmen germech in perfect original condition.

Circa 1900.

This is a very scarce Turkmen weaving, it is believed that germech were hung across the entrance to the tribal yurt in the door way below the ensi at ground level. The purpose was to stop dirt and dust blowing into the yurt and also to prevent small animals entering. Very few of these have survived and rarely come to the market.

This example by the Ersari Turkmen has a repeat design of tribal elements on a rich brown ground. The germech retains its original short decorated kilim and tassels at the lower end and the upper end is folded over to give increased strength to the top edge.

The germech is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile, I would go as far as to say that this is in almost perfect condition.

This is a collectible Turkmen weaving that will display very well.

Stock Number: MS9-24.
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ANTIQUE KIZIL AYAK TURKMEN CHUVAL, SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
H-112b

Size: 4ft 5in x 2ft 6in (135 x 76cm).

Antique Kizil Ayak Turkmen 9 gul chuval with superb colour and good elem design.

Circa 1880.

Stock number: H-112b.
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ANTIQUE KIZIL AYAK TURKMEN CHUVAL, SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
H-112a

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 6in (128 x 76cm).

Antique Kizil Ayak Turkmen 9 gul chuval with superb colour and good elem design.

Circa 1880.

Stock number: H-112a.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TURKMEN TORBA, UNUSUAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS7-26

Size: 5ft 8in x 1ft 8in (173 x 50cm)

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen torba of unusual design.

Circa 1900.

A interesting example of Beshir weaving, the torba has a scarce design and excellent colour. These weavings are often considered to be dowry weavings as they were used to decorate the camel during the wedding procession.

The torba is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile, it has a very soft floppy handle. There are two fold lines, one at each end of the torba, it has not been cut.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS7-26.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH 15 GULS ...

Item Ref
MS-077

Size: 6ft 1in x 3ft 7in (185 x 110cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 15 gul chuval of very large size, with clear red colour. The chuval has 3rows of 5 Ersari chuval guls. The elem design is a stylised tree design.

Circa 1900.

Slight even wear with good pile. The chuval has a firm weave and will stand up to normal floor use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

MS-077.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL, WITH UNUSUAL OFF ...

Item Ref
R-1209

Size: 4ft 2in x 3ft 0in (128 x 92cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen chuval with unusual multiple gul design.

Circa 1900.

The chuval has 7 rows of chuval guls that are off set, the border designs are also very pleasing. The elem design is small flowers or shrubs.

The chuval has a very soft colour palette, with red/browns and purples with ivory highlights.

The chuval has some slightly uneven wear as can be seen in the images, but generally good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

R-1209.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL WITH 15 GUL ...

Item Ref
R-1210

Size: 4ft 4in x 2ft 11in (131 x 89cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen chuval with 3 rows of 5 guls.

Circa 1900.

The chuval has 3 rows of 5 chuval guls with a traditional minor gul. The elem design is small flowers or shrubs.

The chuval has a very soft colour palette, with red/crimson and purples with ivory highlights.

The chuval has some even wear and good/medium pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

R-1210.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN TORBA WITH UNUSUAL DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS-057

Size: 4ft 7in x 1ft 6in (140 x 45cm). Excluding tassels.

Antique Ersari Turkmen torba of good size, with an unusual design. Probably by the Ersari of Northern Afghanistan or Southern Turkmenistan.

Circa 1900.

This large size Ersari torba was probably woven as a dowry item and used to decorate the side of a camel during the wedding procession. The torba has a repeat design of well known Turkmen elements to the face on a scarce ivory ground.

Outstanding condition with very slight even wear. It is rare to find an example in such an excellent state of preservation, the torba retains its long coloured tassels to the lower edge. There is a old small repair to the center.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS-057
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN TURKMEN CHUVAL, ERSARI OR KIZIL ...

Item Ref
R-810

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 3in (161 x 98cm).

Antique Afghan Turkmen chuval of large size.

Circa 1900.

A large chuval with probably either Ersari or Kizil Ayak, the chuval has 3 rows of 4 guls with secondry guls between them. A feature is the row of small trees in the elem.

Good condition with even wear and low pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-810.
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ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN TORBA WITH KEPSE GUL ...

Item Ref
MS4-02

Size: 2ft 10in x 1ft 6in (87 x 46cm) face size.

Antique Yomut Turkmen torba with well drawn kepse gul design.

Circa 1880.

A good Yomut torba with excellent colour and superb soft wool. The torba is complete with the original long tassels.

The torba is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile, it has a soft floppy handle.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS4-02.
SOLD

ANTIQUE ERSARI BESHIR TORBA WITH DIAMOND LATTICE ...

Item Ref
MS7-32

Size: 3ft 11in x 1ft 4in (120 x 40cm)

Antique Ersari Beshir Turkmen torba of unusual diamond lattice design.

Circa 1900.

A good Beshir Turkmen torba with an unusual diamond lattice design on a rich red ground, note the clear yellow used throughout. These weavings are often considered to be dowry weavings as they were used to decorate the camel during the wedding procession.

The torba is in excellent condition with very slight wear and full pile, it has a very soft floppy handle. The remnants of the long tassels can be seen along the lower edge.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: MS7-32.
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ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN 12 GUL CHUVAL, GOOD ...

Item Ref
AOR-041

Size: 4ft 9in x 3ft 2in (145 x 97cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen 12 gul chuval with pleasing green used throughout.

Circa 1900.

The chuval is well drawn with twelve large chuval guls in alternating colours, the border design and the minor guls are all classic Turkmen designs. The elem is in the Turkmen tree design. This chuval contains an unusually large amount of soft green.

The chuval in in good condition with some wear with medium pile, lower in a few places.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. This would and excellent small rug, ideal as a hearth rug.

AOR-041.
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ANTIQUE COMPLETE PAIR OF SMALL TEKKE TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
KOR-106

Size: 3ft 0in x 1ft 4in. (91 x 40cm)

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

Circa 1900/20.

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

Excellent condition with no wear or repairs. There are a few small usage stains to the backs.

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

Ref: KOR-106.
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ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN SADDLE BAG IN BANDED ...

Item Ref
MS-104

Size: 1ft 7in x 1ft 8in (49 x 50cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen saddle bag (Khorjin) banded mixed technique design.

Circa 1900/20.

This is half of a pair of saddle bags, the bags retain the original closing loops at the top and the ivory plain weave back. The weave is quite fine and is in bands of pile and flat weave. The design at the base in the lower panel is most pleasing with a rams horn.

Slight even wear with good pile. There is some old staining to the ivory plain weave back.

Stock Number: MS-104.
SOLD