Camel Necklace with Stylized Leaf Design


Artist
Baluch, Western Aghanistan (Afghan)
; Baluch, Northeastern Iran (Iranian)
Date
Early 20th century
Medium
Wool
Dimensions
Work : 68 x 6 1/4 in. (1.7 m x 15.88 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Verne Trinoskey and Paula Armintrout Trinoskey
Object Number
2019.25.7

Label
This stylized leaf design is very common in Baluch weavings, including rugs, bags and animals trappings. Trees are not abundant in Baluchistan, but are vital for life there, providing wood for building and cooking and sometimes fruit and nuts for eating.

Object Type
Textile
Academic Themes
Female Artists