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Cushion cover or saddle bag face. Knotted pile. Field: full-fielded medallion, stylized cross on red ground surrounded by chain of white flowers; remaining medallion blue with decorative stars and white latchhook border. Border: geometric and star motifs. Major colors: red, white, blue; details...

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About 1893, purchased in Algeria by Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop; 1913, gift of the Lothrops to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop

Turkish, 19th century

Object Place

Western Turkey


108 x 103 cm (42 1/2 x 40 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool, knotted pile


Textiles and Fashion Arts