Turkmen Ersari kelleigh carpet • circa 1870 (382 x 195cm)
382 x 195cm / 12ft5" x 6ft4"
This Beshir or Amu Darya long gallery carpet dispays and unusual array of Turkmen guls unlike Beshir carpets made for the Bokhara bazaar where is was very probably traded. Emirate of Bokhara or Badakhshan. In fairly good pile condion with no distressed areas. Ends have been re-enforced with a sewn jute band verso.