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SA817710

Antique Turkmen Spindle-bag, Yomut Tribes, Trans-caspian Steppes, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.

Price

£1,450 | $1,935 USD | €1,670 EUR
Item Number: SA817710
Date of manufacture: 1870
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Brian MacDonald Antique Rugs & Carpets
This antique has been viewed 65 times in the past month with the most views from the United States.

Description

Turkmen spindle-bags were used, as the name implies, for containing wooden spindles.
This one is a good early example of the type, probably made around 1860-1870 by Yomut Turkmen in the Trans-Caspian Steppes. The design in the central field represents the totemic tree, which the Shaman will climb to communicate with the great Gods in the sky. The wool is soft and the bag is complete with its original plain-weave, undyed wool back.
Size: 40cm x 20cm (1' 4" x 8").
Viewing by appointment only.
Internal Ref: BM/LPN10



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1870.


Dimensions

Height = 40 cm (15.7")
Width = 20 cm (7.9")
Depth = 0 cm (0.0")


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Brian MacDonald Antique Rugs & Carpets
North Cotswolds
Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
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