The Ensi Section of the Guide to the Yomut
Yomut Adler Ensi Oriental Rug -1860
Antique Turkoman Ensi, Yomud origin, with outstanding design, old colors, and overall fair, restorable condition. Quartered garden design field with delicately drawn plant motifs and an excellent variety of secondary motifs and borders including white ground ashik gul minor and rust red curled leaf main border. Terrific double elem or skirt panel design with rust inner panel with bold floral or tree forms and very nice deep natural brown outer panel with rows of small branching plants together with unusual stylized bird motifs. All wool. All vegetable dyes. Good even medium/low pile with a few small areas of center, light scattered wear. Ends rough with both sides showing slight loss and with bottom edge having large gouge and corner rounding. Top end has original kilim folded and sewn over. Small rough spot, possibly crude patch in top edge, corner rounding all around. Reasonably clean, no rot. Rare and desirable Turkoman weaving with good age, possibly 3rd quarter 19th c., excellent design, and easily restorable. Measures 4’4″ x 5’5.”
Yomud Ensi c. 1880
This Yomut Ensi was woven in Turkmenistan about 1880 and is in excellent condition.
Yomud Next: Jomud Engsi late 19th C.
Last quarter 19th ct., Slight losses to pile.
Size: 165 x 125 cm
Description: The contrasting is beautiful, there is clarity of this pattern union design. Yurt door carpet with ‘Gulpar’ motifs in the four fields, small Jomud eagles dividing them, and Gapyrga trees on the beautiful blue of the Elem panel.
Yomud Ensi: Jomud Engsi late 19th C.
Size 169 x 142 cm
Description: four Hatschlou fields with a liver brown background and small offset motifs in color diagonals. Red grounded main border and white ground sidebands with small stems. The upper elem panel with so-called Jomud eagles, the rare drawing of the lower elem with juxtaposed motifs on brown. Partially somewhat thinner, overall good for age.
A classic form with excellent proportions, spacing, and beautifully drawn curled-leaf borders and complete double elems. Great color, with details in blue-green, soft gold, dark indigo, terra cotta, and brick red.
Size: 178 x 124 cm / 5’10” x 4’1″
Region: Central Asia – Turkmen – Yomut
Item Type: Rugs and Carpets
Period / Date: 19th century – early (1800 – 1833)
Comments On Condition: Overall wear, reknotting at top, missing upper guard stripe.
1890-1900 Yomut Ensi
Turkmenistan about 1890-1900. 6ft.4in. x 4ft.2in. 1.93m. x 1.27m. Slight wear and minor repairs towards top end.
A Yomud Engsi West Turkestan, Third Quarter 19th century
Small holes, bit out of one end, reselvaged, losses to top end. Approximately 5 foot 1 inch, by 4 foot 2 inch. (1.55 m. by 1.27 m.)
Yomut Ensi c. 1875
It was woven in Turkmenistan about 1875 and is in very good condition. It is about 4×5.
Yomut Ensi c. 1890
This Yomut Ensi was woven in Turkmenistan about 1890 and is in excellent condition.
1.22 x 1.47m (4ft x 4ft 10in)
Warp: wool, ivory to brown, Z2S
Weft: wool, ivory to brown, Z2S; 2 shoots
Pile: wool 2Z
Knot: symmetrical; 9 H x 14 V per in = 126 per sq.in
Colors: red brown, peach, dark blue, light blue, blue green, ivory, dark brown, dull yellow
Condition: No original selvedges or end finishes.
The weaver of this small rug has a dazzling sense of color, making this one of the most appealing known examples of this type.
154 x 135cm. Condition: light colored.