Turkmen carpet

Object Number: 
1934.44
Date: 
19th Century
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
with fringe: 96 x 82 x 1/4 in. ( 243.8 x 208.3 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable William Sulzer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group