Object Place: Western Turkey
108 x 103 cm (42 1/2 x 40 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool, knotted pile
Not On View
Cushion cover or saddle bag face. Knotted pile. Field: full-fielded medallion, stylized cross on red ground surrounded by chain of white flowers; remaining medallion blue with decorative stars and white latchhook border. Border: geometric and star motifs. Major colors: red, white, blue; details in green, light blue, light orange. Wool warp, weft, pile. Condition: good, long pile partially worn. 1.03 m x 1.08 m (inc. 3 cm fringe and 4 cm warp-faced rep with three knotted flowers).
About 1893, purchased in Algeria by Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop; 1913, gift of the Lothrops to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1913)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop