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Title

Tent pole bag

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    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
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    224.2008
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Uzbekistan