Woven animal

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
7442
Item name
Woven animal 
Category
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Europe > Turkey > Canakkale Province > Gallipoli Peninsula > Cape Helles
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
May 10, 1955 
Acquisition method
by Dr John Bostock 
Dimensions
H: W: 432 mm L: 1560 mm D: Circum:

Description

Beaded snake.

Research notes

Letter from Dr Bostock 1955 indicates that this was made by Turkish prisoners-of-war in World War I. Labelled in beads: 'Turkish Prisoners 1918'. Bostock states 'It was obtained by the donor on a visit to Cape Helles - Gallipoli after the Turkish armistice'.

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