Star Ushak Rug

Artist/maker unknown, Turkish

Made in Ushak, Anatolia, Turkey, Asia

Late 15th - early 16th century

Wool and possibly goat hair

Including modern kilims: 12 feet 1 inches × 6 feet 8 inches (368.3 × 203.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 221, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
The Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection, 1955

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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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