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Fragment of a Storage Bag

Object Name:
Fragment of a storage bag
Date:
first half 19th century
Geography:
Turkmenistan, Central Asia
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool (warp and weft), cotton (weft and pile), wool (pile), silk (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 32 1/2 in. (82.5 cm) W. 49 3/16 in. (125 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.43
Not on view
James F. Ballard, St. Louis, MO (until 1922; gifted to MMA)
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. 112, p. 56, 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. 189, p. 292, ill. p. 292 (b/w).



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