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Central Asian


Object Place: Kashga, Turkey (Eastern)

Dimensions

Overall: 444.5 x 200.7 cm (175 x 79 in.)

Accession Number

32.27

Medium or Technique

Warp: white cotton, weft: brown wool, pile: wool

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: white cotton. Weft: brown wool. Pile: wool, 9 Sehna knots to square centimetre. Design: mainfield blue, conventional floral pattern in reddish orange and neutral yellow; main border reddish orange with Chinese fret in blue.

Provenance

By 1929, Charles O. Richardson, MA [see note]; January 8, 1932, anonymous (Richardson) sale, American Art Association, New York, lot 102, sold to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 1932)

NOTE:
Lent to the MFA May 4, 1929 - November 12, 1931.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund