Tent Bag with Diamond Lozenge Design
ArtistBaluch, Western Aghanistan (Afghan)
Dateearly-mid 20th century
DimensionsWork : 44 x 13 x 5 1/2 in. (1.1 m x 33.02 cm x 13.97 cm)
Credit LineGift of Verne Trinoskey and Paula Armintrout Trinoskey
Long, narrow bags like this can be used to store and transport tools, tent components and other belongings. They can also be stuffed and used as bolster cushions to provide support for people’s backs and elbows when sitting on the ground.