Ancient Tekke-Turkmen khorjin (saddle bag) of small size, South Turkmenistan.
Complete khorjin of this quality are quite rare, this example is in superb condition and benefits from a beautifully decorated central panel. Note the numerous small closing loops. The bags are entirely plain weave with undyed ivory.
Excellent condition with no wear or repairs. There are a few small signs of wear on the back.
Size: length 119cm width 60cm
Pile: Strong new sheep's wool, handspun
Knot: A half knot, open on the right
Warp: Brown new wool, handspun
Weft: wool yarn, natural brown, handspun
*Due to photography and handwork, color variations may occur.
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