Yomud Turkmen “Bokche”, Central Asia, 19th Century, 1’1” x 1’1”
An extremely old and unusual example of Turkmen embroidery. . Once a “bokche” (a small personal bag used by women for valuables, ie. jewelery), it is extremely rare to find these textiles. Never intended for sale anywhere at anytime, it was only with the disintegration of the Soviet Union that the market ever saw these textiles.
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