Storage bag (igsalyk), Yomut Turkmen

by Turkmen people, 1875-1899.
This fine igsalyk, or small storage bag for spindles or spoons, was woven by a woman of the Yomut Turkmen tribe in Turkmenistan or eastern Iran in the late 1800s. Notable features of this example are the design elements of a stylised pine tree with …
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