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Collection

An image of Tent pole bag by

Uzbekistan

Title
Tent pole bag
Place of origin
Uzbekistan
Media category
Textile
Materials used
embroidered silk on wool or silk backing
Dimensions

70.5 x 34.0 cm

Credit
Gift of John Yu and George Soutter 2008
Accession number
224.2008
Location
Not on display
Further information

This colourfully decorated textile is a good example of the bags used by nomadic peoples for storage, and to cover the ends of yurt tent poles when they were being transported to a new site. The embroidered design consists of characteristically stylised floral motifs.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2008.