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Rug

Warp: white wool. Weft: reddish brown wool. Pile: wool, 4 Sehna knots to square centimetre. Design: mainfield dark blue with conventionalized floral pattern in light blue, light and dark reddish orange, brown, and white; main border reddish orange with floral meander.

Provenance

By 1929, Charles O. Richardson, MA [see note]; 1931, sold by Charles O. Richardson to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 3, 1931) NOTE: Lent to the MFA May 4, 1929.

Credit Line

William Alfred Paine Fund

Turkish, 18th century

Object Place

Oushak

Accession Number

31.974

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles