Handmade Antique Vegetable Dye Turkmen Rug | 419 x 312 cm
Size: 419 x 312 cm
Material: 100% Wool from Vegetable Dye
Origin: Turkmen, Northern Afghanistan
Condition: Estimated to be over 120 years old. In amazing condition.
Style: Turkmen rugs are 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. Irregulaties 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.
Stock Number: 44