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"Red" large storage bag (kyzyl juval), face
"Red" large storage bag (kyzyl juval), face
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool, Cotton; Weft-faced Plain Weave, Knotted Pile (asymmetrical, Open To The Right)
Dimensions:
154.9 x 81.3 cm (61 x 32 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Turkmen, Ersari Tribe (?)
Accession Number:
1986.93.3
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-03
Credit Line:

The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Collection
Gift of Caroline and H. McCoy Jones

Exhibition History:

Recent Rug Acquisitions, 1986
For Tent & Trade: Masterpieces of Turkmen Weaving, 2007-2008

The star motifs in the band at bottom are of a type found in Ersari borders.
Originally catalogued as "Ersari" but the knot density and evenness of the weave are much higher than in an Ersari.-DMott
Nearly every Turkmen tribe makes a version of this juval type.
(See 1986.93.4 for a closely related example, but not a pair to this)

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