Requires Photography

Camel decoration (Asmalyk)

Western Turkestan (Yomud tribe)
1850–1899


Object Place: Turkestan

Dimensions

146 x 72 cm (57 1/2 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.677

Medium or Technique

Silk, wool, Cotton plain weave; embroidery with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Camel decoration pentagonal shape with embroidered flower (red, pink, blue) woven border on 3 sides with stripes, geometric motifs and fringe. Silk, wool, cotton. Band of wool plain weave with supplementary warp patterning

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Deering Danielson