Tekke Turkmen rug - 280 cm - 220 cm

Description
Tekke Turkmen rug - 280 cm - 220 cm
Wool on cotton - Turkmenistan - Late 19th century

Very fine antique handmade Tekke Turkmen room size rug circa 1880 measuring 280 x 220cm (9.7'x7'.2). Rows of hexagonal motifs each decorative with geometric design in antique red field surrounded by similarly attractive borders. This rug has remained in good condition having few areas of wear commensurate with the usage and age. It has a retail sticker from famous British store Liberty with the price tag og £6750 retail price so indicative that the rug is one of the finest of the Turkmen rugs.

Lot details
Object
Tekke Turkmen rug
Length
280 cm
Width
220 cm
Material
Wool on cotton
Country of Origin
Turkmenistan
Manufacturing period
Late 19th century
Condition
Overall in good condition with traces of ageing and usage
Rug professionally cleaned
Yes
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