Featuring nomadic designs of Karakalpak, Kirghiz, Turkoman and Uzbek origins, Turkestan rugs are highly sought by collectors. From the Samarkand Khotan, to the East Turkestan Samarkand, these rugs consist of flat weaving styles and felts that utilize abstract motifs. Often these antique rugs are carded felt, embroidered or woven.
Celebrated for their unique tribal and nomadic rug patterns and nomadic weaving traditions, East Turkestanian rugs are unique masterpieces that can look at home in any collector’s showroom or ornately decorated den. They feature distinct combinations of elements, most notably nomadic rug designs that are often used in Turkoman, Uzbekistani and Kirghiz pieces.