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Circular knotted carpet with voided pile on field. Central medallion with a man, in Turkic costume, sitting on an oasis, smaking from a hookah. The medallion is surrounded by hunting scenes of men on horseback pursuing various animals admidst stylized floral motives. Narrow border with stylized...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Persian or Turkish (?), Late 19th to early 20th century

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Medium or Technique

Knitted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts