camel trapping (asmalyk)
Object Place: Turcoman, Yomud tribe
L (at center): 0.68 m
Medium or Technique
Wool warp, weft and pile, knotted pile (Ghiordes knot)
Not On View
Pile carpet in pentagon shape. Geometric “gul”design. No fringe. Was used to decorate side of camel during bridal procession.
Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend