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Yomut - Bokhara Turkmenian Carpet 183x111

Yomut - Bokhara Turkmenian Carpet 183x111

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  • Discount Price: 510       30%
  • Retail Price: 728 €
  • Carpet Code: bkh140-24301
  • Size: 183x111 cm
  • Thickness: Thin (<5 mm)
  • Age: 0-20 (New)
  • Origin: Turkmenistan
  • Preile - Warp: Wool on Wool
  • Knot Density: approximately 200,000 knots per m²
  • Carpet colours:
  • Important note: The colour of the carpet has faded in a small part of the pile

Yomut Carpets : The Yomut carpets are being woven by the turkmenic nomadic tribe Yomut, which live in the regions between Northern Persia, Caspian Sea, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. The Yomut carpets are woven with a woolen warp. They are dense and meticulously woven from materials of excellent quality. Most of the Yomut carpets have a thin and low pile. Their colors are red, including different tones of red. Their motifs are repeated octagons or rombi surrounded by many bordures, by a main, wide bordure and many narrower bordures on both sides of the main bordure.

Bokhara Carpets : The Bokhara carpets are woven in Belutchistan and in different regions of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. Turkmen carpets include Basjir, Salor, Tekke-Bochara, Jolam-Bocharaband, Ersari, Tjaudor and Yomut which are examples of the carpet style called Bokhara. Some areas of Turkmenistan where carpets are woven are Ashkabad, Bakharden, Geok-Tepe, Kizyl-Arvat and Merv. The deep red and the whole range of red from purple to brown are the dominant colors with repeating octagons, rhombi, yomut motifs being characteristic of these carpets. The warp of the carpets is always wool.

Nomadic carpets with designs influenced by urban carpets: They are carpets woven by nomads who for the past few years had been living in villages. The carpets are woven in the nomadic style of weaving, but their designs are nowadays influenced by urban carpets. Due to the nomadic style of weaving carpets are sometimes uneven in shape.

Flat woven at one or both ends of the carpet's width: In some carpets the nomads weave at fringes on a narrow Kilim one or both sides of the width, or they weave them artistically into small braids. It is a technique various weavers use for a greater durability or simply to demonstrate their skill. Examples

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