19th C. Tekke, Turkmen, 1870-1880 , Worn with Great Colors
Dim: 39″x52 ”
Remarks: Unusual colors from aged vegetable, natural dyes and fuchsine 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.