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Carpet (haly)
Carpet (haly)
Date:
early 18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool; Knotted Pile Extra Weft Cut Pile Wrapping (asymetrical Knot)
Dimensions:
185.4 x 205.7 cm (73 x 81 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Turkmen, Ersari Tribe (?)
Accession Number:
1986.93.2
Acquisition Date:
1986-12-03
Credit Line:

The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Collection
Gift of Caroline and H. McCoy Jones

Exhibition History:

Recent Rug Acquisitions, 1986

A madder red field with three rows of four archaic Gulli guls separated by stylized branching trees; the main border (of Salor derivation), a single band of white-borderd compartments containing crosses or flowers; the colors of indigo, lapis blue, deep and medium green, gold, maddr red and pumpkin are rich and saturated with lots of abrash; pile is unusually long and silky. (Farsak Oriental Carpets description)

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Fragment of a carpet
Fragment of a carpet (18th century)