East Asian Art
Medallion CarpetMade in Ushak, Anatolia, Turkey, Asia
16th - 17th century
Artist/maker unknown, Turkish
Wool and possibly goat hair
1955-65-15The Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection, 1955
LabelThis carpet remains one of the finest examples of its type, despite numerous reweavings and fading. The complex pattern of floral motifs and arabesques, with two types of medallions in rows, testifies to the skill of the weavers.
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