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Rug

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Western Turkey

Dimensions

115 x 111 cm (45 1/4 x 43 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.13.50

Medium or Technique

Wool, knotted pile

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cushion cover or saddle bag face. Knotted pile. Field: full-fielded medallion, stypized cross on red ground surrounded by chain of white flowers; remaining medallion blue with decorative stars and white latchhook border. Border: geometric and star motifs. Major colors: red, white, blue; details in green, yellow, brown, lavendar, light orange. Wool warp, weft, pile. Condition: good, long pile partially worn. 1.11 m x 1.15 m (inc. 4.5 cm warp-faced rep at each end).

Provenance

About 1893, purchased in Algeria by Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop; 1913, gift of the Lothrops to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop