Handmade Old Afghan Turkmen Mauri Rug | 317 x 230 cm
Size: 317 x 230 cm
Material: 100% Wool
Origin: Northen Afghanistan
Construction time: Approximately 3 months with 2 skilled rug weavers.
Condition: Estimated to be 50 - 60 years old.
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.
Please note that these rugs have a one-inch fringe which is not shown in the image.
Stock Number: A10