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Bag or pillow face. Knotted pile (Ghiordes knot). Field: full-fielded medallion, four large blue flowers on red ground venter, surrounded by chain of stylized white flowers and filled with stars on blue ground, white latchhook border. Border: floral and geometric motifs, Major colors: blue, red,...

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Provenance

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

Dimensions

100 x 107 cm (39 3/8 x 42 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.13.51

Medium or Technique

Wool, knotted pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles