Antique Tekke rug

Antique Tekke rug

c. 1890 Turkmenistan

Offered by Legge Carpets Ltd.

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This late 19th century piece is an early example of the rugs from this tribe which were produced for sale rather than kept in the family. However, it still depicts the typical Tekke gul (meaning "flower") which was used to denote membership of that tribe. These rugs were often traded in the Bokhara bazaar, which is why they are sometimes erroneously labelled "Bokhara"
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Dimensions
Height 142.00 cm (55.91 inches)
Width 131.00 cm (51.57 inches)
Stock Code
5879
Medium
Wool on a wool foundation
Legge Carpets Ltd.

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