Tent pole bag
- Not on display
- Further information
This colourfully decorated textile is a good example of the bags used by nomadic peoples for storage, and to cover the ends of yurt tent poles when they were being transported to a new site. The embroidered design consists of characteristically stylised floral motifs.
Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2008.
- Place of origin
- embroidered silk on wool or silk backing
- 70.5 x 34.0 cm
- Gift of John Yu and George Soutter 2008
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