Lot 155
Tekke Ensi or Rug
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Wool, Central Asia, late 19th or early 20th c.; the red field with repeating Y-shaped motifs in black, with panels of latch-hook motifs and serrated designs forming a khatch or cross-shaped center, bordered with panels of rams-horn, guls, and diamond-shaped motifs in black, dark blue, red, and tan, with rows of flat-weave to bottom, and long fringe.

3 ft. 10 in. x 5 ft. 1 in. not including fringe

From the Collection of the late Mr. & Mrs. Paul and Betty Mushak, Durham, North Carolina

An "ensi" is made to hang over the doorway of a tent or yurt.

Dye run, wear and loss to fringe, otherwise good estate condition