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Rugs and Trappings of Central Asia: The Collection of Dennis Dodds and Zinaida Vaganova
ABOVE: TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, Igdir tribe of the Yomut family, tauk nuska gul design, c 1800-50
ABOVE: TURKMEN MAIN CARPET, Igdir or Ogurjali tribe, "C-gul" type, 18th century
Tekke torba, an outstanding and early example of the 6-gol format with many features that set this apart as one of the best of its type. Circa end of the 18th century.
Rare nim (small) suzani from Shakhrizyabs in the region of Samarkand, Uzbekistan, c 1800. Delicate silk embroidery on fine purple silk ground. The size is 52 x 60 inches and is in excellent condition with only minor breaks and old mends. All sides are wrapped with the original red-white silk ikat. The back is missing. Published in ATLANTIC COLLECTIONS, Philadelphia, ICOC, 1996.