Handmade Antique Vegetable Dye Turkmen Rug | 349 x 256 cm | 11'4" x 8'4"

  • AU $8,800.00

Size: 349 x 256 cm | 11'4" x 8'4" ft

Material: 100% Wool from Vegetable Dye 

Origin: Turkmen, Northern Afghanistan 

Construction: Handmade 

Condition: Estimated to be over 110 years old. The border has had high quality repairs completed. In incredible 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: M1032

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