Handmade Antique Traditional Elephant's Foot Rug | 614 x 440 cm

  • AU $16,500.00

Size: 614 x 440 cm 

Material: 100% Wool 

Origin: Turkmen, Northern Afghanistan 

Construction: Handmade 

Condition: Estimated to be over 100 years old. Has been repaired on border and areas in the middle by a very skilled rug repairer. Overall 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: 42

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