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Rug

Western Turkestan
19th century


Object Place: Tekke tribe, Turkoman, Turkey (Western)

Dimensions

320 x 193 cm (126 x 76 in.)

Accession Number

1972.383

Medium or Technique

Goat hair; knotted pile

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb