A hand-knotted Turkmen Bokhara area rug. The rug features a pattern of Tekke-style guls in a palette of red, black, and cream across the deep red field. Surrounding the field are several compound resolved borders that feature a flower box starburst pattern in a matching palette as the central medallions. The rug is finished with overcast edges and a wool warp fringe at each end. It is unmarked to the reverse.
- to fair; some fraying at warp ends and selvedge edges. General loss of fiber to fringe consistent with age and use.
- approximately 4′ × 6′.
- including 0.5" fringe on one side and 0.25" on the other