Saddle bag?

Turkish?


Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 29 x 0.5 cm (9 13/16 x 11 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.850

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp, white wool; weft, red wool; pile, wool; 16 Turkish (Ghiordes) knots to a square centimeter. The ground of the mainfield is white; in the middle is a spray of three symmetrically arranged conventional flowers; in each corner is a flower on a bent stem. The main border has a dark blue ground and a design of large blue and red trefoils. The guard bands of black and red have the reciprocal design.

Credit Line

Gift of John Gorakian