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Bag front, smaller piece, (Torba). Polychrome wools. gabled shape, design geometric. Knotted fringe on three sides. Small area with pile missing at bottom center. Was used on the walls of tents to hold household objects.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Turkmen (Yomud), 19th century

Object Place

Turcoman, Yomud tribe


L (center with fringe): 0.62 m

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool warp, weft and pile, knotted pile (Ghiordes knot)


Textiles and Fashion Arts