Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Storage Bag Fragment

Object Name:
Storage bag fragment
Date:
mid-19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Western Turkmenistan, Central Asia
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 16 1/4 in.. (41.3 cm) W. 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Bequest of Joseph V. McMullan, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.149.47
Not on view
Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 1965–d. 1973; bequeathed to MMA)
McMullan, Joseph V., and Ernst J. Grube. Islamic Carpets. New York: Near Eastern Art Research Center, 1965. no. 129, pp. 362-363, ill. pl. 129 (color).

Denny, Walter B. How to Read Islamic Carpets. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014. p. 100, ill. fig. 85 (color).



Related Objects

The Anhalt Medallion Carpet

Date: probably first half 16th century Medium: Cotton (warp), silk (weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile Accession: 46.128 On view in:Gallery 462

Carpet with Palm Trees, Ibexes, and Birds

Date: late 16th–early 17th century Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile Accession: 17.190.858 On view in:Gallery 463

Prayer Rug with Niche Design

Date: 19th century Medium: Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile Accession: 22.100.22 On view in:Gallery 459

Prayer Rug with Niche Design

Date: 19th century Medium: Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile Accession: 22.100.24 On view in:Gallery 459

Carpet Fragment

Date: 14th–15th century Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile Accession: 27.170.89 On view in:Gallery 460