Requires Photography

Rug

Turkmen
19th c


Dimensions

1.17 x .97

Accession Number

04.257

Medium or Technique

wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

warp wool, weft wool, pile wool, 25 Persian (Sehna) knots per square centimeter. The ground of the main field is a deep violet red. The design of geometrical forms is of white, red, orange, dark blue and brown. Around four sides is a border of separate round forms with star-like flowers in the middle. On the end is a band of red, on which is a border of symmetrical conventional flowers. The sides have been cut and have a braid sewed on.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst