ANTIQUE TEKKE TURKMEN 'DIP KHALI' RUG, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
H-396

Size: 6ft 2in x 3ft 7in (188 x 110cm).

Antique Tekke Turkmen rug, this size of rug is known as ‘dip khali’ which means 'half carpet'.

2nd half 19th century.

The rug is very well drawn with 3 rows of 9 Tekke guls, which are of a large rounded shape. The minor gul is of a classic Tekke design. The borders are of the sunburst design with many small filler elements.

Of particular note are the large elem panels at each end, the lower end is drawn with large trees or shrubs; the top end has rows of small shrubs in alternating colours. Both ends also retain a short ivory panel embroidered with a repeating design.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear, and good pile. The wool is very soft and the rug has a floppy handle.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

A collectable Tekke Turkmen rug of the highest order.

Stock Number: H-396.
£5,950
| $8,292 USD | €6,934 EUR

ANTIQUE YOMUT TURKMEN ENSI WITH WELL DRAWN ...

Item Ref
H-397

Size: 5ft 5in x 4ft 0in (165 x 122cm).

Antique Yomut Turkmen Ensi with eagle and tree elem design.

Circa 1880.

A good Yomut Turkmen ensi (Yurt door hanging). This example has rich colour and two beautifully drawn elem (base) panels. The upper elem is of large stylised eagles and the lower panel is trees on a dark indigo blue ground. The outer border and central panel border is of the 'tuning fork' design. The four central panels (windows to paradise) are filled with typical Yomut style shrubs.

Good condition with even wear and medium pile, the ensi has fine weave and good wool.

Hand washed and ready for display.

Stock Number: H-397.
£4,500
| $6,271 USD | €5,244 EUR

ANTIQUE TURKISH KIRSEHIR PRAYER RUG, SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
H-395

Antique Anatolian Kirsehir village prayer rug of rare form.

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 6in (180 x 106cm).

2nd half 19th century.

An interesting village prayer rug with floral carnation design to the field and a compartment mihrab design within the field. The rug has superb colour with a abrashed green field and a warm purple to the mihrab.

Excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile, the lower end retains some of the original kilim.

This rug has not been washed, we are happy to include this in the selling price if required.

Stock Number: H-395.
£6,500
| $9,058 USD | €7,575 EUR

ANTIQUE JAF KURD BAG FACE WITH DIAMOND ...

Item Ref
H-394

Size: 3ft 5in x 2ft 10in (104 x 87cm).

Antique Jaf Kurd bag face of diamond lattice design with good colour and excellent wool.

Circa 1900.

The bag face is well drawn with a hooked medallion lattice, the bag has a diamond design minor border on an ivory ground and a rosette main border on a indigo ground. The bag face is of an excellent large size.

The bag face is in outstanding condition with slight even wear and good thick pile.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display.

Stock Number: H-394.
£1,650
| $2,299 USD | €1,923 EUR

ANTIQUE SHAHSAVAN MAFRASH PANEL IN SOUMAK TECHNIQUE, ...

Item Ref
H-393

Size: 3ft 2in x 1ft 7in (97 x 49cm).

Antique Shahsavan mafrash panel in soumak technique with traditional design.

Circa 1880.

A good Shahsavan mafrash panel in soumak technique. The colours are superb and all natural. The panel is probably from the side of a large storage bag.

The mafrash panel is in original condition with slight even wear and no repairs.

The mafrash panel has been hand washed and is ready for display. A superb collectable bag face.

Stock Number: H-393.
£1,750
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

ANTIQUE SHAHSAVAN BAG FACE IN SOUMAK TECHNIQUE, ...

Item Ref
H-392

Size: 1ft 10in x 1ft 10in (57 x 57cm).

Antique Shahsavan saddle bag face in soumak technique.

Circa 1880.

An outstanding soumak bag face in a classic Shahsavan design, superb natural dyes throughout.

The bag face is in outstanding original condition with very slight wear and no repairs.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display. An outstanding and collectable example.

Stock Number: H-392.
£2,750
| $3,832 USD | €3,205 EUR

ANTIQUE SHAHSAVAN BAG FACE IN SOUMAK TECHNIQUE, ...

Item Ref
H-391

Size: 1ft 10in x 1ft 9in (56 x 53cm).

Antique Shahsavan saddle bag face in soumak technique.

Circa 1880.

An outstanding soumak bag face in a classic Shahsavan design, superb natural dyes throughout.

The bag face is in outstanding original condition with very slight wear and no repairs.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display. An outstanding and collectable example.

Stock Number: H-391.
£2,250
| $3,136 USD | €2,622 EUR

ANTIQUE SHAHSAVAN SADDLE BAG FACE IN SOUMAK ...

Item Ref
H-390

Size: 2ft 0in x 2ft 0in (61 x 61cm).

Antique Shahsavan saddle bag face in soumak technique.

Circa 1880.

An outstanding soumak bag face in a classic Shahsavan design, superb natural dyes throughout.

The bag face is in outstanding original condition with very slight wear and no repairs. The top end retains the original closing lappets and there is a short kilim at the lower end.

The bag face has been hand washed and is ready for display. An outstanding and collectable example.

Stock Number: H-390.
£3,950
| $5,505 USD | €4,603 EUR

ANTIQUE ERSARI TURKMEN CHUVAL OF SCARCE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AOR-073

Size: 4ft 9in x 2ft 11in (145 x 88cm).

Antique Ersari Turkmen chuval with 12 chuval gul design.

1st half 19th century.

The chuval is well drawn with outstanding colour. The design is 12 chuval guls with 6 full minor guls. The elem panel is the Turkmen tree design. Note how the guls at the sides are set in by a few rows of knots from the border as is found in Salor weavings.
There are purple silk highlights to the centre quarters of the chuval guls.

Related example sold at Austrian Auction Company, May 9th 2015, Lot124.

The chuval is in good original condition with even wear and medium / low pile. There are a finger tip size areas of heavier wear. The silk highlights are corroded.

The chuval is clean but i have not washed it, and is ready for use or display with a Velcro hanging strip attached to the reverse top.

Stock Number: AOR-073.
SOLD