1780's-1790's Fine Antique Turkoman Tent Band Fragment. Excellent Pile Condition
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1780's-1790's Fine Antique Turkoman Tent Band Fragment. Excellent Pile Condition:
FINE, EARLY ANTIQUE TURKOMAN TENT BAND (Yolami) FRAGMENT, Central Asian tribal, Turkmenistan,(perhaps Tekke, Sarik, or Salor???), Circa: 1780'sto 1790's, up to around 1800, andcomingin excellentoverall condition for the collector specialist. The size is:10" x 22" (25 x 56cm). Thisbeautiful, rareexample of anearly Turkmentent band fragment is symmetrically knotted with 100% natural, plant derived, dye lots.It is all wool in construction withno silk or cotton present.The condition is quite good with full, thick piledisplaying motifdesigns that are pre-Islamic in nature, harking back to shamanistic and animistic ancient Central Asian tribalsocieties and passed down through the generations from grandmother to mother to daughter. I am sure there is a story being told by these symbols. Note that thereis one small3" (8cm) tearat the top(see photo #4). This lovely Turkmentextile relichas been professionally cleaned. It is now ready for a collection or decorative display.Rich in color and plush in condition, this tent band fragmentwill make quite a lovely statement as a decorative tribal textile art wall hanging in the home or office.A beautiful, very early,specimen with great colors and condition. A tactile textile that begs to be held and examined up close in the hand. A veryunusual structural feature to notice in regards tothis particular example is the employment of a weft-wrapping technique used to create the outermost, red and blue, "zigzag", guard borders at the sides. If you have any questions aboutthisrare antique Turkmen family tent band fragment, email Michael Phillips(READ: phillips rugs at comcast dot net)or feel free to call my studio at (303) 885-7599. Pleasetakea littleextra time to review all of the other fine antique weavings of merit that I have posted exclusively with sale and do remember to bookmark my seller ID:imokub2 (I am okay, you be too) to your "favorite sellers" list to see myweekly offerings having this antique age, beauty, condition, and collectible qualities. NOTE: ALL of my items come with an unconditional 100% money back refund guarantee (including ALL s/h/ins. fees) if for any reasonthe winning buyer is not happy with their antique oriental rug or textile art purchase from me. GOOD LUCK offerDING. A gem of a Turkmen textile artifact for the collector.