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Botche: T.46-1942

Object information

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Maker(s)

Unknown

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Description

Brown wool warp. Similar weft. Plain weave centre. Wool pile corners to fold inwards to form a bag. Symmetric knot.
Sides oversewn brown wool. Two ends of flat weave, turned and sewn with applied red plaited "braid".
The plain weave centre decorated with a serrated lozenge motif in black wool stitching. Corners, ivory ground with red and blue hooked motifs; main borders of polychrome repeat lozenge motifs, outer border of repeat "arrow" motifs.

Legal notes

Given by Major R.G. and Colonel T.G. Gayer-Anderson

Measurements and weight

Length: 37 in
Width: 37 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-09-30) by Gayer-Anderson, R.G. Major and Gayer-Anderson, T.G. Colonel

Dating

19th Century, Late#
1875 - 1899

Note

Yomut tribe

School or Style

Turkoman

Components of the work

Pile composed of wool
Warp composed of wool
Weft composed of wool

Techniques used in production

Woven

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.46-1942
Primary reference Number: 186243
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 1 March 2012 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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