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Rug

Turkmen
19th century


Dimensions

113 x 106 cm (44 1/2 x 41 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.06 x 1.13

Accession Number

04.256

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: white wool. Weft: brown wool. Knotting: wool, to dec. 71 Persian (Sehna) knots in length, 40 in width (162 to square inch). Ground: dark red. Design: rows of indented octagons connected by lines of dark blue with geometric figures between. Surrounded by border of smaller octagons. Colors: red, reddish orange, white, blue, brown. Wide red stripes, narrow blue stripes at each end. Warp fringe and ends, sides overcast with blue wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst