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Ghiordes prayer rug

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Warp, white wool: weft, red wool: pile, colored wools and white cotton. 28 Turkish (Ghiordes) knots to a square centimeter. The ground of the prayer niche and guard bands are white, of the spandrels and main border, gray-blue. A lamp hangs from the point of the niche. The design is of red,...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor of Sloane of New York

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Turkish, 18th century

Accession Number

03.693

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles, Printed