"Bird" Rug

Artist/maker unknown, Turkish

Geography:
Made in Anatolia, Turkey, Asia

Date:
17th century

Medium:
Wool

Dimensions:
6 feet 3 inches x 6 feet 9 inches (190.5 x 205.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1943-28-2

Credit Line:
The John D. McIlhenny Collection, bequest of Mrs. John D. McIlhenny, 1943

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Label:
The stylized leaf forms on this white-ground rug have been thought to resemble hummingbirds, thus leading to the term "bird" rug.