Camel Necklace with Keyfret Design


Artist
Baluch, Western Aghanistan (Afghan)
Date
Early-mid 20th century
Medium
Wool
Dimensions
Work : 42 x 20 in. (1.1 m x 50.8 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Verne Trinoskey and Paula Armintrout Trinoskey
Object Number
2019.25.8

Label
The key fret design on this camel necklace ultimately derives from ancient Greek art. Afghanistan has long been a cultural crossroads where influences from Europe and the Mediterranean region mix with influences from Central, Southern and Eastern Asia.

Object Type
Textile