Torba (tent bag) by Tekke Turkmen women

Made by Tekke people in Southern Turkestan, 1850-1900.
This small tent bag or torba, sometimes also called a djollar, is a fine example of Tekke Turkmen weaving made for use by the weaver herself or her tribe. Bags like this were used to store household items within their tents. The Tekke people belong …
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