Christopher and Angela Legge Oriental Carpets

Antique Tekke Main Carpet (c. 1830 to c. 1860 Turkmenistan)

Medium

Wool on a wool foundation

Width 199.00cm wide [78.35 inches wide]
Height 252.00cm high [99.21 inches high]

Condition

Very minor repairs, overall very good condition

Description / Expertise

Mid 19th-century Turkoman carpet made by the Tekke tribe, with the field design of 4 x 10 guls and of unusually small size.Excellent quality of wool and naturally dyed wool, particularly a saturated madder red.