Handmade Afghan Turkmen Chobi Engsi Rug | 195 x 148 cm | 6'5" x 6'5"
- High Quality
- Handmade from Hand-spun Wool
- Hand-selected from Afghanistan
Size: 195 x 148 cm | 6'5" x 6'5"
Material: Hand-spun wool on a cotton base
Origin: Northern Afghanistan
Condition: Brand new
Style: The term Turkmen Tekke Engsi rug refers to a specific type of rug produced by the Tekke Turkmen people, a Turkic ethnic group in Central Asia. "Engsi" is a Turkmen word that means "door rug" or "hanging." These rugs were traditionally used as decorative rugs, often hung at the entrance of a Turkmen tent or dwelling.
Tekke Turkmen rugs, including the Engsi variety, are known for their distinctive design elements and patterns. They typically feature a central medallion surrounded by geometric motifs, including octagonal guls (medallion designs), hooked motifs, and various borders. The colours used in these rugs are often rich and vibrant, with red, deep blue, and ivory being common.
Engsi rugs serve both a practical and symbolic purpose. They were used to cover the entrance of the tent to protect from wind and sand, and the intricate designs often held cultural and spiritual significance within the Turkmen community.
This particular rug is a modern reproduction of the traditional Turkmen Tekke Engsi rug. The Chobi quality makes the rugs esteemed for their quality, characterized by the use of hand-spun, natural wool, intricate designs with precise patterns, vegetable dyeing techniques producing subtle earthy tones, a meticulous hand-knotting process for durability, and well-crafted finishing details such as neatly finished edges and secure fringes. The origin, size, and knot density also contribute to the overall quality, making Chobi rugs a durable and aesthetically pleasing choice for home decor.
Stock Number: BR1637
Frequently Asked Questions
ABOUT THE BRAND
Najaf Rug's are crafted to withstand the test of taste & time. We weave rugs that make our customers feel like they are a part of something beyond trends. To have a piece of history living in your decor, you can't put a price on that. That's the ethos of Najaf Rugs.
HOW MUCH IS SHIPPING?
We offer free shipping within Australia! For international orders, we charge a flat rate of $80 AUD.
Orders take up to 1-3 business days to process, and then they should arrive at your doorstep within five working days.
We require a signature on all deliveries unless otherwise requested.
WILL THE RUG LOOK THE SAME IN REAL LIFE?
Each rug we sell is handmade, incredibly unique and detailed; now you can imagine how photographing that is very hard. All our rugs are photographed with the best equipment and are not retouched/photoshopped, ensuring they look the same in person.
As a result, we feel confident that the images you see on our website and the rugs in person match 99.9%. Your space will significantly affect how the rug looks in person; therefore, please consider your lighting, room size and furniture beforehand.
CAN I VIEW THIS RUG IN STORE?
Yes, of course you can! Our products are split between our Prahran store and our warehouse. If you'd like to see this item in store, please fill out the form at the end of this page and we'll arrange it for you.
Designed for endurance & beauty
We believe in sourcing and making quality rugs than just making a sale. Therefore, we only source and use natural fibres in our rugs consisting of wool, cotton or silk.
The founder of Najaf Rugs, Najaf Mazari, learned the intricate art of making rugs at the age of 12 in his hometown of Mazar-E-Sharif in Afghanistan. In 2001, he arrived in Australia as a refugee and built this business from the ground up six months after his arrival. His passion for rugs still shows in every single rug he sources. There's no better decision than buying a rug from someone who knows every rug's ins and outs and how to weave one.