The style and character of these elaborate objects admirably illustrate the Oriental splendor with which the native princes make their visits of pomp, and their progresses of parade.
Turkish nomad carpets made by nomad tribes throughout the Ottoman empire, known generally as Smyrna carpets. The women mostly working on them in winter.
Bukovina. Embroidery and Carpets, 19th c. from the collection of Prof. Erich Kolbenhyer.
Woolen carpets of Terra di Lavoro, 18th century.
Heavy woolen blanket. Abruzzi, Italy ca. 1770
Carpet with conventionalized Animal-Figures: Incomplete Asia Minor or the Caucasus; First half of the 15th century. Length, 172 cm.; width, 90 cm.
Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art. CARPETS BY MESSRS. HENDERSON & CO., DURHAM, AND MESSRS. FILMER & SON, LONDON.
Transylvanian prayer rugs. From Asia Minor. XVIIth century.