Turkoman rugs were woven by ethnic Turkoman women in northern Afghanistan, eastern Iran, and Turkmenistan.
This rare prayer rug from northern Afghanistan is notable for its use in large quantities of white wool for the center field. A large tree is the motif of the field that extends from the base to the Mihrab or prayer niche. Woven with great density.
Material: 100% hand-spun sheep wool
Size: 181×122 cms
Origin: Tikha Turkman rug from Afghanistan
Date of weaving: 1940s