Tent Bag with Diamond Lozenge Design


Artist
Baluch, Western Aghanistan (Afghan)
Date
early-mid 20th century
Medium
Wool
Dimensions
Work : 44 x 13 x 5 1/2 in. (1.1 m x 33.02 cm x 13.97 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Verne Trinoskey and Paula Armintrout Trinoskey
Object Number
2019.25.58

Label

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. 


Object Type
Textile