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Rug

Turkmen (Tekke)
late 19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 217.2 x 297.2 cm (85 1/2 x 117 in.)

Accession Number

1980.326

Medium or Technique

Wool; woven (warp)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Field: 98 Tekke guls (14 rows of 7); major border: repeating octagons containing four flowers each; top dkirt: repeating “v” motif; bottom skirt: repeating diamond motif; edges: bound with blue wool. Wool warp, weft, and pile; senna knot. Predominantly reds with blue and white. Very good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb