Size: 3ft 3in x 3ft 5in
Antique Tekke Turkmen rug of the so called ?wedding dowry? type.
2nd half 19th century.
It is said that these small rugs were woven by the bride and used to cover the seat in the bridal litter.
Excellent original condition with full pile, very soft wool.
Original side and end finishes.
The handle is very floppy like a piece of soft cloth.
A few old moth bites and one very small old repair in the centre.
Hand washed and ready for use or display.
Category: Turkmen, origin/type: Tekke. Age: pre-1910
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