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Antique Islamic Turkmen Horse Saddle Cover Turkoman Horse Blanket 19th century

Antique Islamic Turkmen Horse Saddle Cover Turkoman Horse Blanket 19th century

SKU: ES303

Antique, 19th century, Islamic, Central Asian horsemen, Turkmen Nomads, Yomut, horse blanket - horse saddle cover. Hand woven wool (flat weave) in traditional Yomut pattern, heavy dark brown felt is lined to the underside. Such covers were woven to adorn, but especially to protect, their steeds from the freezing winds and the severe temperature of the steppe; they are warm, wrapping-round