Turkmenistan Silk Riding Jacket

This is a mans riding coat from Turkmenistan. The sash is silk and is Teke. These coats are commonly worn in Turkmenistan and always when on horseback. There are six main tribes in Turkmenistan, Teke, Yomut, Saryk, Gukland, Ersari, Salor. The Turkman flag has guls depicting the five main areas in Turkmenistan. Akhal, Mary, Lebap,

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Iranian Silk Riding Jacket

This is a man’s riding jacket. There is little difference between the Teke style and the Iranian’s, but this one has yellow stripes in it. It would be tied at the waist. The jackets are surprisingly warm and are often lined with curious Russian cotton prints. Much of the fun of buying one is to

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Teke Tribe Riding Jacket

This is a very good example of the decorated riding jacket worn by the Teke tribe in Turkmenistan. This would be belted. The cuffs on this jacket are particularly fine and beautifully decorated with the same motifs found in their carpets. This one is very silky and probably quite old. It is very long but

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