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Prayer (niche) rug from the original furnishings of the György Ráth Villa

unknowncirca 1800

Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest

Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest
Budapest, Hungary

Warp: wool 2ZS, the right one slightly lifted weft: wool 1Z two shoots knotting wool, 2Z. Colors used: red, green, two shades of blue, two shades of yellow, two shades of violet, ivory, dark brown. Knots: Ghiordes, approx. 1292/dm2. Sides: three cards on 3x2 warps. With kilim stripe on both ends 133 x 166 cm.
The red field is decorated with a tierced prayer niche, enriched with four stars. There are also stars, as well as S-shaped and other motifs in the green spandrels. The frieze shows inverted lines with arrow heads. The ochre middle stripe of the border is ornamented with squares with adjoining tips. The squares contain stars. The inner, blue narrow stripe show a line of squares, the outer, brown one is decorated with tendrils.

Details

  • Title: Prayer (niche) rug from the original furnishings of the György Ráth Villa
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: circa 1800
  • Location Created: Anatolia (Turkey), Mujur
  • Physical Dimensions: 133 x 166 cm, 1271 knots/ dm2
  • Subject Keywords: rug, original furnishings of the György Ráth Villa, György Ráth Villa, applied arts
  • Rights: Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, 2022
  • External Link: 51.115.1. (inv. no.)
  • Medium: wool
  • Art Genre: applied arts

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