Handmade Traditional Afghan Turkmen Rug | 291 x 200 cm | 9'7" x 6'7"

  • AU $4,400.00


Size: 291 x 200 cm | 9'7" x 6'7"

Material: 100% wool on a cotton base

Origin: Afghanistan

Construction: Handmade 

Condition: Old & used. Roughly 50-60 years old. No repairs have been made. In great condition. 

This rug is produced by the Turkmen tribes who are the main ethnic group in Turkmenistan and are also found in Afghanistan. Only a few centuries back, all Turkmen rugs were produced by nomadic tribes, almost entirely with locally obtained materials, wool from the herds and vegetable and or other natural dyes from the land. They used geometrical that varied from tribe to tribe. Irregularities in the shape, pattern, design and colours were and sometime still are conditions amazing little quirks that make the rug unique to it's own. 

Elephant's Foot is simply what the motif is called. It the name that's been used for centuries. 

Stock Number: BR1323

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