19th C. Amulet pouch - Tekke People - subgroup of Turkoman, Afghanistan - Central Asia
19th C. Amulet pouch - Tekke People - subgroup of Turkoman, Afghanistan - Central Asia
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19th C. Amulet pouch - Tekke People - subgroup of Turkoman, Afghanistan - Central Asia

$1,500.00
Gilded tribal silver, & carnelian mounted on leather.
Worn across the shoulder by an older Tekke woman, this amulet was sometimes referred to as a ‘cheikel’, ‘haikal’ or ‘kamea pouch’. It was believed to contain miniature prayer scrolls from the Koran or ‘Sura’ (part of the Koran), amulets and possibly small personal possessions.

Height: 25 5/8" x Width: 6 3/4" x Depth: 1/2"

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