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Tent Bag: T.2-2002

Object information

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Tent Bag. Natural woollen warp and weft, asymmetrically knotted in shades of reddish-brown, reddish-purple, pale brown, ivory, blue-black, green, and pale yellow. The central field is of alternating primary and secondary 'guls' (Tekke or Yomut ?). The borders and guard stripes have typical small repeat patterns. The 'elem' or skirt has repeat flower branch motifs. The plain weave top is turned over and stitched down; the bottom edge is fringed; and the sides overcast in natural wool.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr. Thomas Donald Kellaway

Measurements and weight

Height: 63 in
Width: 37 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2002-11-25) by Kellaway, Thomas Donald, Dr


20th Century, Early
Circa 1900 CE - Circa 1920 CE


Tekke or Yomut

School or Style


Components of the work

Warp And Weft composed of wool ( natural wool, asymmetrically knotted in shades of reddish brown, reddish purple, pale brown, ivory, blue-black, green, and pale yellow.)

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.2-2002
Primary reference Number: 85994
Entry form: 177
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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