Antique Ersari Turkmen Ensi Of Traditional Design
Antique Ersari Turkmen ensi of traditional design with excellent colour.
Ensi were door hangings used to cover the entrance to a yurt.
This example is woven with a traditional Ersari design; the four panels in the middle are said to be the windows to Paradise, these are filled with bird heads. A feature of this ensi are the superb elem panels at the base and the complete fine kilim end panel.
The ensi is in good condition with 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.
Age: Circa 1880
Size: 6ft 4in x 4ft 4in (193 x 131cm)
Antique Ersari Turkmen Ensi Of Traditional Design - H-385