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19th C. Tekke, Turkmen,1870-1880, 39″x52″, (D0149) worn with great colors
19th C. Tekke, Turkmen, 1870-1880 (D0149) , Worn with Great Colors Dim: 39"x52 " Age: 1870-1880 Condition: Good antique antique condition. Some low areas throughout, but a sturdy attractive piece with good natural dyes and fuchsine dyes only used in the 19th Century. There are some old original repairs made by the weaver which are decades old. Remarks: Unusual colors from aged vegetable, natural dyes, and fuchine dyes. This is a tribal piece woven by a woman from the Tekke tribe who lived in Northeastern Persia from one of the nomadic Turkmen tribes. These woven pieces are known for their fine wool and the repeatin Gul medallions that are emblematic of their tribal flags.