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Turkmen Ensi Carpet
  • Turkmen Ensi Carpet

    Antique Turkmen Ensi Prayer Carpet /Turkmenistan

    • Arabachi Turkmen Tribe
    • Age 100- 120 yrs approx
    • Size:1.88m x 1.31m
    • 100% handspun wool
    • Some wear on the lower portion of the rug 

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    Ensi is the name given to this partcular design which was woven and hung in the tent doors.

    These carpets are known for their fine knotting and beautiful archaic colours

    History : The history, genealogy, beliefs and way of life of the Turkoman steppe peoples are all of great importance to their woven art.Turkoman weavings, with their distinctive red-brown palette, repeating rows of geometric 'gul'ornamentation, extremely fine major and minor borders, high knot count and strong glossy wool represent a highly complex and historically continuous culture.The study of Turkoman weavings is extensive and important especially as the various different tribes reside within a large area including Iran Turkmeni,stan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.


    Please note :All our store items are handmade.Our vintage pieces are all preloved and due to the age and/or handmade nature of these items, minor signs of patination,fading, wear, or slightly unsymmetrical lines may be present.These are not considered flaws,they are part of their unique nature and why we love using them in our homes as they add both character and charm