Lot 38: A YOMUT AZMALYK, WEST TURKESTAN |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the ivory lozenges with blue and green decoration on a madder field, with blue field with red archaic rosettes
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118cm across the bottom, 55cm the left, 68cm vertically through the middle, 55cm the right. Dense soft wool. Generally even 3mm pile overall. The original flatweave across the top apex edge has been turned under and secured and the original flatweave across the lower edge has been covered with a strip of polychrome basket weave as visible from the photograph. Additional blue and red twisted wool decorative strip is applied to all other edges as visible from the photograph. A few surface marks visible in the ivory ground. Minor repaired vertical split centre of lower edge. Otherwise in very good condition. A lovely example of a Yomut trapping.
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Dimensions: approximately 118 by 68cm; 3ft. 11in., 2ft. 3in.