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Milas prayer rug

Turkish
Late 19th century


Dimensions

111 x 177 cm (43 11/16 x 69 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.77 m x 1.11 m

Accession Number

06.2525.1

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Source unidentified