Long-pile carpet

Historical period(s)
late 19th century
Medium
Wool and cotton
Dimensions
H x W: 276 × 125 cm (108 11/16 × 49 1/4 in)
Geography
Uzbekistan, Samarqand (?)
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Isaacson
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2018.25
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Carpet

Keywords
Uzbekistan
Provenance

?
Gypsy picker, Tashkent, Uzbekistan [1]

To 2003
Cocoon, Istanbul, Turkey [2]

From 2015 to 2018
Richard Isaacson, Arlington, VA, purchased from Cocoon on March 22, 2003 [3]

From 2018
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, gift of Richard Isaacson, Arlington, VA [4]

Notes:

[1] Şeref Özen, Cocoon, Istanbul, Turkey, told Richard Isaacson that “this piece was purchased in Tashkent from a Gypsy picker and made its way to Istanbul.” See Richard Isaacson Gift Part 1, object file, Collections Management.

[2] See purchase correspondence, object file, Collections Management.

[3] See note 2.

[4] See Deed of Gift, object file, Collections Management.

Previous Owner(s)

Cocoon
Richard Isaacson

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
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