Antique Tekke Turkmen Main Carpet, 291 x 216cm, Circa 1880
Antique Tekke Turkmen main carpet with 5 rows of 12 large round Tekke guls. A good Tekke main carpet of room size with a warm madder red field and large well drawn large Tekke guls. The minor guls are of an early form with the complete 'bow and arrow' design, this is usually found on much earlier carpets. The border is of the sunburst design, this contains some very good colouring to include a light indigo blue and a blue green. Note the very decorative piled elem panels at each end.
The carpet is in good condition with slight even wear with good pile. Both ends retain the original large elem panel end finishes. The carpet has been hand washed and is suitable for normal domestic use.
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Origin: Tekke Turkmen Tribe
Age: Circa 1880
Size: 9ft 7in x 7ft 1in (291 x 216cm)
Antique Tekke Turkmen Main Carpet, 291 x 216cm, Circa 1880 - R-2006