gigantic antique oriental carpet Afghan Uzbek nomad plant color Sarma kilim.
Very rare and unique and very finely handwoven nomad Sarma Kilim from Northern Afghanistan. (Turkmen tribe)
In good condition
Afghan Maimana Kilims are handwoven by Turkmens in northern Afghanistan. The kelis are made using the traditional kilim technique and colors from nature as well as geometric symbols and octagons are used.
Provenance: Sarma, Northern Afghanistan.
Size: Approx. 260x130cm
Warp: Strong wool yarn, light natural, handspun.
Pattern weft: wool yarn, handspun,
Weaving Technique: Nagashabaf – technique.
Colours: Plant and natural colours
Condition. The carpet is wavy and deformed as shown in the picture.
Kilims served and still serve the nomads as floor coverings. They insulate against the cold and are also decorative pieces. Small pieces are the prayer rugs, also tent curtains, bags, cushions are made from it.
*Real oriental carpets differ fundamentally from mass-produced goods knotted in manufactories. Each piece is hand-knotted and unique! Irregularities in shape, color or material are no reason for complaint. These properties make each individual kilim a collector's item and underline the authenticity of the goods.
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*Due to photography and handwork, color variations may occur