Dragonless Dragon Rug

Artist/maker unknown, Caucasian

Geography:
Possibly made in Shusha, Karabagh Province, Caucasus Region, Asia

Date:
18th century

Medium:
Wool

Dimensions:
11 feet 11 inches × 57 inches (363.2 × 144.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1943-40-62

Credit Line:
The John D. McIlhenny Collection, 1943

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Label:
Very few "dragonless" dragon rugs are known. This one, although having the usual pattern of a dragon rug, substitutes a flowering rod for the stylized dragon usually found.

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