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Large-medallion Ushak carpet

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Knotted pile (Ghiordes knot). Field: blue floral arabesque with large central oval medallion on dark red ground filled with star-shaped medallions and partial medallions. Border: floral with palmettes. Major colors: red, blue, blue-green, light pink; details in white, brown, yellow. Wool warp,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Eben Howard Gay

rug

Turkish, 17th–18th century

Dimensions

240 x 377 cm (94 1/2 x 148 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 3.77 m x 2.40 m

Accession Number

28.834

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles