camel trapping (asmalyk)
Object Place: Turcoman, Yomud tribe
L (center with fringe): 0.62 m
Medium or Technique
Wool warp, weft and pile, knotted pile (Ghiordes knot)
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Pile carpet in pentagon shape. Geometric “gul”design. Was used to decorate side of camel during bridal procession.. Knotted fringe on three sides.
Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend