Tekke Main Carpet

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
probably early–mid-19th century
Geography:
Country of Origin Turkmenistan
Medium:
Wool; asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
L. 101 in. x W. 72 in
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Gift from the Collection of Hillary Black Dumas and Dr. D. Gilbert Dumas, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.458.13
Not on view
[ Art market, Paris, until 1970; sold to Black Dumas]; Hillary Black Dumasand D. Gilbert Dumas, Kensigton, CA (1970–2009; gifted to MMA)
Eiland, Murray L. Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide. Rev. 3rd ed. London, 1998. p. 229, ill. fig. 200.