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Tent Door Surround

Object Name:
Tent door surround
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Turkmenistan, Central Asia
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool, goat's hair
Dimensions:
H. 52 15/16 in. (134.5) W. 51 in. (129.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.37
Not on view
James F. Ballard, St. Louis, MO (until 1922; gifted to MMA)
Denny, Walter B. How to Read Islamic Carpets. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 105, ill. fig. 91 (color).

Breck, Joseph, and Frances Morris. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1923. no. 110, p. 55, ill. (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 190, p. 293, ill. p. 293 (b/w).



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