Star Ushak Rug

Artist/maker unknown, Turkish

Geography:
Made in Ushak, Anatolia, Turkey, Asia

Date:
Late 15th - early 16th century

Medium:
Wool and possibly goat hair

Dimensions:
12 feet 1 inches x 6 feet 8 inches (368.3 x 203.2 cm) (including modern kilims)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

* Gallery 221, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1955-65-16

Credit Line:
The Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection, 1955

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Label:
This carpet’s pattern of eight-pointed star medallions and diamond forms makes it an especially attractive example of the Ushak weaver’s craft.


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