Ersari Saryken - Torba, tent bag. - 146 cm - 40 cm

Ersari Saryken - Torba, tent bag. - 146 cm - 40 cm
Wool and silk on wool - Turkmenistan - Late 19th century

The carpets by the Ersari Saryken are considered to be the best pieces from Turkmenistan.
Around 1870–1875.
A torba is a type of bag which was hung up in the yurt.
Very finely and skilfully knotted.
Typical characteristics: Everything, in fact. The pattern, the pink silk has to be in it,
the white lines should be made of cotton, the rest is wool.
These are collected in the US in particular.
It was considered chic to collect Turkmen carpets there as early as the 1930s.

Lot details
Ersari Saryken
Torba, tent bag.
146 cm
40 cm
Wool and silk on wool
Country of Origin
Manufacturing period
Late 19th century
In very good condition
Rug professionally cleaned
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