Tent Door Surround, Wool, goat's hair

Tent Door Surround

Object Name:
Tent door surround
19th century
Attributed to Turkmenistan, Central Asia
Wool, goat's hair
H. 52 15/16 in. (134.5)
W. 51 in. (129.5 cm)
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
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. 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).

Denny, Walter B. How to Read Islamic Carpets. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014. p. 105, ill. fig. 91 (color).