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Storage Bag Fragment

Object Name:
Storage bag fragment
Date:
mid-19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Turkmenistan, Central Asia
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 22 1/4 in. (56.5 cm) W. 52 15/16 in. (134.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Bequest of Joseph V. McMullan, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.149.49
Not on view
Amos B. Thacher, New York (in 1940); Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 1965–d. 1973; bequeathed to MMA)
Thacher, Amos B. "an illustrative monograph on the rugs woven by the Turkoman Tribes of Central Asia." In Turkoman Rugs. New York: E. Weyhe, 1940. ill. pl. 22.

McMullan, Joseph V., and Ernst J. Grube. Islamic Carpets. New York: Near Eastern Art Research Center, 1965. no. 131, pp. 364-365, ill. pl. 131 (color).



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