Object Place: Tekke tribe, Turkoman, Turkey (Western)
320 x 193 cm (126 x 76 in.)
Medium or Technique
Goat hair; knotted pile
Not On View
Knotted pile, senna knot. Warp and weft probably goat hair, wool pile. Field: all-over pattern of parallel rows of major and minor Tekke guls. Borders: octagons containing stars. Guardbands: geometric crosses and octagons. Warp-faced rep (5cm) at each end; sides bound. Two hanging loops braided from warps at one end. Irregular fringe. Predominate colors: madder red, blue, orange, ecru; details in yellow, turquoise.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb