Antique Tekke Turkmen Rug Of Very Fine Weave
Antique Tekke Turkmen rug of very fine weave, silk foundation and silk highlights
This is an excellent rug with six rows of thirteen Tekke guls to the field. It is most unusual to find Turkmen rug that are woven using silk, this rug is very fine and the soft red ground is wool dyed with madder, the ivory and light blues are in silk.
The boarder is of the sunburst design with eight pointed stars. The elem design is particularly attractive.
The rug is very fine and has a soft floppy handle.
The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and full pile.
The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.
The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.
Age: Circa 1920
Size: 7ft 3in x 4ft 7in (220 x 140cm)
Antique Tekke Turkmen Rug Of Very Fine Weave - R-1964