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Rug

Warp: white cotton. Weft: brown wool. Pile: wool, 9 Sehna knots to square centimetre. Design: mainfield blue, conventional floral pattern in reddish orange and neutral yellow; main border reddish orange with Chinese fret in blue.

Provenance

By 1929, Charles O. Richardson, MA [see note]; January 8, 1932, anonymous (Richardson) sale, American Art Association, New York, lot 102, sold to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 21, 1932) NOTE: Lent to the MFA May 4, 1929 - November 12, 1931.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Central Asian,

Object Place

Kashga, Turkey (Eastern)

Accession Number

32.27

Medium or Technique

Warp: white cotton, weft: brown wool, pile: wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles