Saddle bag

Turkish
late 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 23.5 x 0.5 cm (11 x 9 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.849

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp, white cotton; weft, white cotton; pile, wool; 20 Turkish (Ghiordes) knots to a square centimeter. The mainfield is dark blue and has a design of oblongs and squares. The largest oblong has a white ground and two bars crossed and finished with two triangles. The main border is white and has a design of S-like forms and diamonds in red, light green and black. The guard bands are light blue and yellow.

Credit Line

Gift of John Gorakian