West Turkestan, approx. 105 x 34 cm, 18th century. Wool with high proportion of silk, approx. 8 kts/cm, lower part of a Yolami that was used in ring-form inside the yurt as a decorative object exhibited for Turkmen weddings, open design with abstract motifs, in a very good state of preservation, upper end cut. (MA)
Lit.: Elena Tsareva, Turkmen Carpets, Masterpieces of Steppe Art, from 16th to 19th Centuries, The Hoffmeister Collection.
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