Possibly Turkish, Bergama ("Transylvanian")
Object Place: Bergama
Overall: 170.2 x 119.4 cm (67 x 47 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“Transylvanian” double-niche carpet. Warp: yellow wool. Weft: red wool. Pile: wool, 16 Ghiordes knots to the square centimetre. Design: mainfield red, with angular flowers and lamps blue spandrels; Main border red, with cartouches in ivory. Knotted warp fringe.
By 1929, Charles O. Richardson, MA [see note]; 1931, sold by Charles O. Richardson to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 3, 1931)
Lent to the MFA May 4, 1929.
William Alfred Paine Fund