Ok bash

A Turkmen ok-bash is a bag for covering tent struts and these decorative bags were always made in pairs.

An Yomut Turkmen ok-bash, Turkmenistan or Afghanistan 19th century, overall (open) 0.64m. x 0.585m. (Netherhampton Saleroooms 6 December 2012)
Yomut ok bash. Second half 19th century. 57 x 56 cm.  (Rippon Boswell, Lesley and Robert Pinner Collection, 15 May 2004)

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