Object Place: Western Turkey
100 x 107 cm (39 3/8 x 42 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool, knotted pile
Not On View
Bag or pillow face. Knotted pile (Ghiordes knot). Field: full-fielded medallion, four large blue flowers on red ground venter, surrounded by chain of stylized white flowers and filled with stars on blue ground, white latchhook border. Border: floral and geometric motifs, Major colors: blue, red, white; details in yellow, brown. Warp-faced rep (5 cm) at each end; selvedge sides bound. Wool warp, weft, pile. Condition: good, ends cut and reinforced.
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)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop