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    Sale 7616

    Oriental Rugs and Carpets

    10 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 10

    A PART-SILK YOMUT JOLAMI

    WEST TURKMENISTAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PART-SILK YOMUT JOLAMI
    WEST TURKMENISTAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    With purple silk highlights, two sections of two different Yomut tent-bands forming joined panels, a couple of old spots of moth damage and minor repair
    6ft.9in. x 4ft.7in. (206cm. x 140cm.)


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    Most jolami are attributed to either the Tekke or Yomut tribes with the most common having the design woven in pile upon a flat-woven ground. There are however a small number of highly valued all-pile examples.
    A similar example is illustrated in black and white in Uwe Jordan, Oriental Rugs, Volume 5, Turkoman, Augsburg, 1989, p.180, pl.135. For further literature refer to Eiland and Shockley, Tent Bands of the Steppes, Exhibition catalogue, Moscow, no.65.

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