Turkish nomad carpets made by nomad tribes throughout the Ottoman empire, known generally as Smyrna carpets. The women mostly working on them in winter.
Ornamental Metal Work from East India. Contributed by the Rao of Kutch. Gauntlet cavalry-sword, lephant-driver’s spear, open-cut steel ankus, gold inlaid battle-axe, horn priming-flask, rhinoceros-hide shield, gold-plated lance of state.
FROM among the few but remarkable specimens of art-work man ship contributed to the Exhibition by the Caucasian Agricultural Society of Tiflis, we have selected a saddle-cloth from Kabardah, a district to the east of Mount Elbruz, the highest summit of the great Caucasian mountain-range. Circassian embroidered Saddle-Cloth. Embroidered dress, Greece. Hand-work of the North-American Indian Melicete tribe. International exhibition, 1862.
Carpets design 19th century. Masterpieces of industrial art. CARPETS BY MESSRS. HENDERSON & CO., DURHAM, AND MESSRS. FILMER & SON, LONDON.