Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi With Well Drawn Elem Panels, Circa 1880
Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi with eagle and tree elem design.
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 panel border is of the 'tuning fork' design. The four central panels (windows to paradise) are filled with typical Yomut style shrubs.
Good condition with even wear and medium pile, the ensi has fine weave and good wool.
Hand washed and ready for display.
Age: Circa 1880
Size: 5ft 5in x 4ft 0in (165 x 122cm)
Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi With Well Drawn Elem Panels, Circa 1880 - H-397