White-ground tent band, Yomud Turkmen

Made by Yomud people in Turkmenistan, Late 1800s.
This type of wide white-ground tent band or ak yap, with its lavish ornamentation in dark brown, red and blue knotted pile relief, was specially made for use in the white Turkmen wedding tent or ak oy. It is a particularly fine example of nomadic …
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White-ground tent band, Yomud Turkmen

Made by Yomud people in Turkmenistan, Late 1800s.
This type of wide white-ground tent band or ak yap, with its lavish ornamentation in dark brown, red and blue knotted pile relief, was specially made for use in the white Turkmen wedding tent or ak oy. It is a particularly fine example of nomadic …
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