Complete Antique Yomud Turkoman Brocaded Torba. Natural Dyes & Perfect Condition For Sale
COMPLETE ANTIQUE YOMUD FAMILYTURKOMAN FLATWEAVE TORBA, Central Asian tribal, Turkmenistan, Circa: 1890's to very early 20th century, and in excellent condition withthe originalplain-weave backing. The exactsize is: 1'-5" x 4'-3" (43 x 129 cm). Provenance: The James Opie Collection. In the rug book literature on antique Turkmen weavings, these types are often attributed to various Turkmen tribes including the Tekke, the Ersari, and the Yomud. This specimen has a design and brocaded weave structure that isidentical to larger flat-weave main tent carpets produced by the Yomud.This lovely antiquetent bag is all wool in construction with 100% natural, plant-derived, dyes. The small white highlights are natural ivory cotton. This example comes complete withits original plainweave ivory wool backing and hanging straps at the top corners that were used to secure the weaving in the yurt as autilitarian storage container. Thiswell-preserved antique Turkmen weaving is estate fresh and needs a professional cleaning to brighten the colors and soften the handle. Originally it came direct from storage in Turkmenistan and a hand washing is recommended. It will make quite a lovely display statement as a decorative tribal textile art wall hanging in the home or office.If you have any questions aboutthis antique Turkomen tribal torba, 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 remember to bookmark my seller ID:imokub2 (I am okay, you be too) to your "favorite sellers" list to see myweekly future offerings having this antique age, beauty, condition, and collectible qualities. NOTICE: ALL my items come with an unconditional 100% money back refund guarantee (including ALL s/h/ins. fees) if for ANY reason the winning buyer is not happy with their antique oriental rug or textile art purchase from me. GOOD LUCK offerDING. Listed with a very low reserve price.