Antique Turkmen Spindle-bag, Yomut Tribes, Trans-caspian Steppes, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.
Spindle-bags as the name implies, were used to hold wooden spindles for spinning the wool.
This charming bag was made by Yomut Turkmen in the Trans-Caspian Steppes of Turkmenistan around 1890-1900. It is in excellent condition with plain-weave ivory back and original tassels decorating the sides and symbolising 'good luck'.
Size: 82cm x 22cm (32' 2" x 8,8"inch ).
carpetbag Size: 40cm x 22cm (15' 7" x 8,8"inch ).
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