Turkmen Dictionary Arsary
Arsary (not Ersari)
Turkmen Rugs and Carpets
Turkmen Dictionary Arsary (not Ersari)
A classic 1880s Yumut Chuval
Detail of an Ashyk border from Marla Mallett’s Turkmen Offset Knotting
Ersary (not Ersari) – not sure whether it must be A or E (first letter). What letter in this word would you use for the sound that corresponds to the letter “a” as in cat, track, etc.? But certainly Y at the end, not I.JBOC – I was going to go with Ersary as the spelling but Arsary seems a little closer. Arsary and Azeri are two branches of the Oguz Seljuk line.
This page is part of a cooperative project with Seyitguly Batyrov of Turkmen Carpets Online to give a proper spelling of common Turkmen terms used in describing rugs.