Antique 1890’s Turkoman Prayer Rug or Namazlyk 4’ x 5’2”
Local pick up maybe avail in Evanston, Illinois
Turkmen weaving is both highly collectable and invigorating. The various Turkmen tribes of Central Asia are known for their elaborate and often rigid social structures, the paradigms of which are reflected in their weaving. This exceptional piece was made originally as a prayer rug, or “Namazlyk”.
1st picture taken outside under natural light only.
Uniform low pile throughout and wear on ends. Professionally cleaned.
Rug Number: 1567