with fringe: 96 x 82 x 1/4 in. ( 243.8 x 208.3 x 0.6 cm )
Rectangular, knotted pile Turkmen carpet; all over pattern of axially aligned medallions on red ground, with each medallion divided into quadrants with alternating salmon and white and red and blue sections; flatweave border and fringe on each short side.
This rug was presented to the Honorable William Sulzer in appreciation for his work on behalf of countries in Asia while he was a member of the House of Representatives.
Gift of the Honorable William Sulzer
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