A fine example of ikat pile weaving that is seen only on a small group of dowry weavings of Ersari nomads in Turkmenistan.
Well developed motifs.
Note the rows of standing flowers on the top and bottom.
Dyes are probably all natural dyes
Superb to use as mounted as wall art.
Ersari Beshir group, Turkmenistan
Estimated to be from the 2nd half of the 19th century
115 x 108cm
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user.Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections.Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.
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