408 Pin Board 4: Oriental Rugs

Collection by Elizabeth Elwood

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Carpet Date: century Geography: attributed to Iran Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), metal wrapped thread; Persian Carpet, Persian Rug, Carpet Tiles, Rugs On Carpet, Asian Rugs, Art Textile, Prayer Rug, Magic Carpet, Carpet Colors

Carpet | The Met

Inscription: Definition: Qur'anicLocation: Outer guard band:Qur'an, ch. II, vv. 285, 286 Main border: ch. II, v. 256; Inner guard band, ch.VII, vv.203-5; Border of niche: ch. XIII, vv

Prayer Rug with Niche Century//Turkey//wool, symmetrically knotted pile//The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Persian Carpet, Persian Rug, Turkish Kilim Rugs, Turkish Carpets, Afghan Rugs, Fabric Rug, Prayer Rug, Magic Carpet, Tribal Rug

Prayer Rug with Niche Design | The Met

Prayer rugs or "seccade" carpets were among the most popular rugs woven in Anatolia. Common features are the characteristic niche design evoking the mihrab or prayer niche and the smaller size that makes such carpets suitable for individual use

“Ushak Medallion Carpet on White Ground, Islamic Art Gift of Caroline and Joseph S. Gruss, 1984 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Persian Carpet, Persian Rug, Asian Rugs, Carpet Trends, Carpet Ideas, Turkish Art, Fabric Rug, Magic Carpet, Metropolitan Museum

Ushak Medallion Carpet on White Ground | The Met

Medallion Ushak carpets usually have a red or blue field decorated with a floral trellis or leaf tendrils, central medallions, and a border containing palmettes on a floral and leaf scroll, and pseudo-kufic characters

Carpets displaying this striking field pattern of stylized vegetal arabesques in yellow on a red ground are often called "Lotto" carpets, after a famous altarpiece by Italian Renaissance painter Lorenzo Lotto that depicts a similar carpet Turkey Culture, Rugs On Carpet, Carpets, Oriental Rugs, Italian Renaissance, Magic Carpet, Soft Furnishings, Vintage Rugs, Bohemian Rug

'Lotto' Carpet | The Met

Carpets displaying this striking design of stylized vegetal arabesques in yellow on a red ground are often called "Lotto" carpets after a famous altarpiece by Italian Renaissance painter Lorenzo Lotto that depicts a similar carpet

Knotted pile rug from Khotan Taklamakan Desert, Hand Knotted Rugs, Knots, Bohemian Rug, Oriental Rugs, Wool, Beautiful Things, Board, Cotton

Knotted pile rug from Khotan

This colourful hand knotted rug was probably woven in Khotan, a city on the southern rim of the Taklamakan Desert in East Turkestan, now China's Xinjiang province. Worked in wool, bright with synthetic dyes, its imagery reveals a cross-fertilisation of Chinese and Central Asian decorative motifs, wh...

Prayer Rug with Triple Arch Design Object Name:Carpet Date:probably late century Geography:Turkey, Central Anatolia, Konya Medium:Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile Dimensions:L. 56 in. 43 in. Turkish Art, Turkish Rugs, Prayer Rug, Kilims, Modern Carpet, Tribal Rug, Textiles, Persian Rug, Woven Rug

Prayer Rug with Triple Arch Design | The Met

Prayer rugs or "seccade" carpets were among the most popular rugs woven in Anatolia. Common features are the characteristic niche design evoking the mihrab or prayer niche and the smaller size that makes such carpets suitable for individual use

Qashqai'i kilim form southern Iran Flatweave rug or kilim, wool, tapestry woven by Qashqa'i woman, southern Persia, Semi Acoustic Guitar, Oriental Rugs, Tapestry Weaving, Iran, Bohemian Rug, How To Memorize Things, Southern, Wool, Board

Qashqa'i kilim from southern Iran

This striking all wool flat weave rug or kilim from the Fars region of southern Iran (then Persia) was woven in slit tapestry weave by a woman of the Qashqa'i people. Qashqa'i weavers have the highest reputation amongst the people of the Fars area and are known for their fine knotted pile carpets as...

Qashqa'i rug, Fars, southern Iran Oriental Rugs, Iran, Red And Blue, Bohemian Rug, Southern, Colours, Wool, Board, Design

Qashqa'i rug, Fars, southern Iran

This rug from the Fars province of southern Iran was woven by a woman of the nomadic Qashqa'i tribe whose weaving prowess is widely acknowledged. The rug owes its design impact to the strong red and blue colours, bright palmettes in the central medallion and spandrels, and a dark-ground main border....

Tekke Turkmen main carpet, late 1800s  Main carpet, flatweave, wool/cotton, Tekke Turkmen women, Turkmenistan (formerly West Turkestan), 1850-1900 Oriental Rugs, Latte, Carpet, Board, Design, Rug, Design Comics, Sign, Planks

Tekke Turkmen main carpet, late 1800s

This large Tekke main carpet is a rare and very fine example of flatweaves by Turkmen women. Turkmen designs have an ancient heritage and have changed little over time, while the weavers themselves are renowned for their skill and artistry. The closely patterned rows of interlocking motifs, the diam...

Turkish prayer rug, 1984  Prayer rug, traditional Turkish Yürük, knotted pile, wool, made by Döne Solak, Sydney, Australia, 1984 Prayer Rug, Oriental Rugs, Sydney, Bohemian Rug, Prayers, Museum, Board, Beans, Sign

Wool specimen from a ewe

The wool collection held by the Powerhouse Museum contains thousands of wool samples collected between 1804 and 2003. These samples provide a record of wool growing in Australia. The different fleeces reflect the breeding programs and environmental conditions under which the fleeces were grown and, ...