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Rug strip

Turkmen
19th century


Dimensions

10 x 96 cm (3 15/16 x 37 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .96 x .10

Accession Number

12.585

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The warp is of white wool: the weft of brown wool: the pile is also of wool: 24 Persian (Sehna) knots to the square centimeter. The design consists of a combination of diamonds enclosing squares and triangles. The design of the border consists of oblique blue and red lines. On each end are deep webs of striped design. The colors of the design are dark blue, red, brown, white, and orange. Moth eaten. The photograph [on card] only shows on end of the piece.

Credit Line

Gift of H. S. Jelalian