Milas prayer rug
Late 19th century
111 x 177 cm (43 11/16 x 69 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.77 m x 1.11 m
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Knotted pile (Ghiordes knot). Field: purple and white niche decorated with large red and green leaves, occasional flowers, red ground. Inner border: 5 and 6 buta-like forms at each end, other designs along sides, brown ground. Outer border: stylized flowers in red, purple, blue, yellow, on white ground. Wool warp, weft pile. Condition: brown pile badly worn.