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Child's Tunic (Elek)

Artist/maker unknown, Turkmen; Tekke people

Made in Asia
Possibly made in Turkmenistan, Asia
Possibly made in Afghanistan, Asia
Possibly made in Uzbekistan, Asia

20th century

Multicolored pieced cotton plain weaves, green fulled wool plain weave, red printed wool plain weave, black and green wool herringbone twill, multicolored cotton tassels, multicolored cotton embroidery in straight, satin, chain, buttonhole and couching stitches, silver metal thimbles and medallions, black and white glass seed beads, multicolored plastic beads, cowrie shells, multicolored plastic and shell buttons, red stone

23 x 18 inches (58.4 x 45.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

* Gallery 327, Asian Art, third floor (Wood Gallery)

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
Gift of Ann E. and Donald W. McPhail, 2012

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