camel trapping (asmalyk)

Turkmen (Yomud)
19th century


Object Place: Turcoman, Yomud tribe

Dimensions

L (at center): 0.68 m

Accession Number

62.1127

Medium or Technique

Wool warp, weft and pile, knotted pile (Ghiordes knot)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pile carpet in pentagon shape. Geometric “gul”design. No fringe. Was used to decorate side of camel during bridal procession.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend