CP42 Tekke Silk

Tekke Silk Incredibly fine Turkoman dowry rug with silk and wool pile on a silk warp and weft. Natural dyes used throughout.
CP42 Tekke Silk
(3'-10" X 5'-6") - 416 knots/sq. in. - Central Asia c.1930

MR105 Antique Baluch
(3'-8" X 6'-10") - 120 knots/sq. in. - circa 1880 - Khorrassan Region, N.E. Persia

Late 19th century piece in superb condition. Naturally dyed wool pile on ivory wool warp. Weft is ivory wool alternated with black wool or animal hair. Goat's hair is used to wrap four side cords. A similar carpet can be seen in Homer's 'Exclusively Baluch' plate 11.

MR105 Antique Baluch
(3'-8" X 6'-10") - 120 knots/sq. in. - circa 1880 - Khorrassan Region, N.E. Persia

Late 19th century piece in superb condition. Naturally dyed wool pile on ivory wool warp. Weft is ivory wool alternated with black wool or animal hair. Goat's hair is used to wrap four side cords. A similar carpet can be seen in Homer's 'Exclusively Baluch' plate 11.

AKA11 Camel Trapping
( 0'7"x 4'6") 225 knots/sq.in. - Turkmenistan c.1895 -

An extremely rare Central Asian tribal weaving. Probably woven as a decorative piece to tie onto a camel litter or as a doorway hanging.

AKA11 Camel Trapping
( 0'7"x 4'6") - 225 knots/sq.in. - Turkmenistan c.1895

An extremely rare Central Asian tribal weaving. Probably woven as a decorative piece to tie onto a camel litter or as a doorway hanging.

UZ18 Lakai Suzani Food Cover
(2'-3" X 2'-6") - 0 knots/sq. in. - Uzbekistan / mid-19th Century

This is a hand-loomed cotton/linen cloth embroidered with silk decorative motifs. The Uzbek/Lakai word for this type of cloth is 'loli nosh', which means food or bread cover. The back (see detail photo) is lined with a striped Russuian cotton cloth.

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