10 October 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
A YOMUT OR CHODOR TORBA
WEST TURKMENISTAN, CIRCA 1890
Light overall wear, sides frayed, original kilims at both ends
1ft.9in. x 3ft.8in. (54cm. x 112cm.)
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For a similar example please see Uwe Jourdan, Oriental Rugs, Volume 5, Turkoman, p.254, pl. 228.
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