Prayer Rug

Artist/maker unknown, Turkish

Geography:
Made in Ushak, Turkey, Asia

Date:
Late 16th century

Medium:
Wool

Dimensions:
59 x 43 1/2 inches (149.9 x 110.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1943-40-59

Credit Line:
The John D. McIlhenny Collection, 1943

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Label:
A mosque lamp hangs in one of the two opposing arches of the central field of this rug. Small rugs of this type were used for kneeling during prayer.