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EARLY OTTOMAN PERIOD TURKISH RUGS (XIV-XV CENTURIES)

 

Animal rug with star motifs, Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, XV century, Turkey (Ottoman) or Caucasus (Nakhchican or Kazak / Karakoyunlu State)

"Dragon and Phoenix" rug, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum of Islamic Art (Museum für Islamische Kunst) / Georg Niedermeier Meier Meiser

The Marby rug, "Peacocks on either side of the Tree of Life", Early Ottoman Turkey. XIV-XV century. Location: Museum of National Antiquities
Stockholm, Sweden (Statens Historiska Museum)

Rug fragments with offset symmetrical knotting, 15th century, Ottoman Turkey or Caucasus. The Röhss Museum of Arts and Crafts, Gothenburg. (listed as plate no:15 and plate no: 16 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt

Animal rug fragment, 14th century, early Ottoman Turkey. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm, Sweden (listed by Carl Johan Lamm). Found in Fostat, Egypt



Early Anatolian Turkish rug, 15th century. Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul, inventory no: 1036.  

Early Ottoman rug with birds design, 15th century, Turkey. Dimension: 108x215cm. Konya Mevlana Museum, inventory no: 841

A rug fragment with birds motif, offset symmetrical knotting technique, early 15th century, Ottoman Turkey or Caucasus. (listed as plate no:14 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt

Early "Dragon and Phoenix" rug fragment, first half 15th century (radiocarbon dating), 48x66cm, Anatolia, Turkey. private collection, Italy.


"Dragon and Phoenix" rug fragment, late 15th century (radiocarbon dating), 17x32cm, Anatolia, Turkey. Museum der Kulturen, Basel, Switzerland (gift of C.L.Burkhardt-Reinhart, 1958, no: 14953)



"Dragon and Phoenix" rug fragment, 15th century (radiocarbon dating-1432-1526), Anatolia, Turkey. Orient Stars Colection, Stuttgart


15-16th century (?) Anatolian rug fragment with animal figures and kilim features in offset knotting. Central Anatolia (?), Turkey, Ottoman Empire. Berlin - Museum of Islamic Arts (Inv. No. 88.12)

Early Anatolian Turkish rug with animal motif, 15th century. Vakiflar Museum, Istanbul

Animal rug fragment, 1300s, Turkey. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Provenance: Joseph Abemayor, Cairo, until 1927; sold to H.E. Winlock for MMA
   
 


 

Batári - Crivelli carpet fragment, Iparművészeti Múzeum, Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, 15th century, Ottoman Turkey

Early 'Crivelli' style Turkish carpet, was found at Sivrihisar (Eskishehir) Mosque, first half of the 15th century

Early 'Crivelli' style Turkish rug,  XV century. Orient Stars Collection. Dimension: 143 X 215 cm

'Crivelli' style historical Turkish rug, Vakiflar Museum, Turkey. Published "Teppiche", B. Balkinar & U.Hirsch, 14-15th centuries

'Crivelli' style historical Turkish rug

Para Mamluk carpet fragment, 15th or 16th century, Ottoman Empire. 45x98cm. The Texile Museum, Washington DC, inv. no: 7.21

Para-Mamluk carpet fragment, East Mediterranean region, Syria or southeast Anatolia, 15th century. 44x40cm. Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden. inv. no: 343
 

Para Mamluk rug, 15th or 16th century, Philadelphia Museum of Art, inv. no: 1955-65-2. Size: 125x178cm.  The Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection. published at Walter Denny «Anatolian Carpets»
Chehel Sutun Prayer rug, Tehran Carpet Musem, Size: 105x141cm.    

Early Turkish rug fragment, 13-14th centuries. Keir Collection
 

Large Pattern Holbein Carpet, Museum fur Islamische Kunst, Berlin (no: I.5526). Size: 200x430cm 
 
 Large Pattern Holbein Carpet, 15th century, Turkey. ("San Gregoria Holbein"), Venice, Italy. currently in Moshe Tabibnia Collection
 

Large pattern Holbein carpet, 2nd half 15th century, Turkey. 118x132cm. Sion (Sitten),  Canton Valais, Switzerrland.




Early Anatolian Turkish rug fragment, 14-15th centuries. published  Jon Thompson, Milestones in the History of Carpets
Turkish rug fragment, late 15th century. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Müzesi. published at  "Turkish Carpets" by J. ITEN-MARITZ and Şerare Yetkin "Türk Halı Sanatı".
Early rug border fragment (kufic type), 13th–14th century, Rogers Fund, 53.124.6, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Early Anatolian "Cross Star Tile" Turkish carpet, 14th century. private collection, 228x543cm
Early Turkish carpet, 14-15th centuries. Bayrisches Nationalmuseum, Munich. mbn no: 10/294. 217x305cm

Early Ottoman rug, 15th century, Turkey. 1400-1450 | The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar. 179x288cm
 

Early Anatolian Turkish rug (soumakh?) with Holbein medallion, 15-16th centuries. Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Early Turkish carpet, 15-16th centuries. Textile Museum, Washington. inv no: 1961.2.1. Size: 176x300cm

Early Anatolian or Syrian Turkish rug, 15th century. published  Jon Thompson, Milestones in the History of Carpets, plate 142

15th century Paramamluk / Anatolian or Syrian rug. Formerly Bernheimer Collection. Currently, Berlin Museum

Early Turkish rug, 15th century, Anatolia, Turkey. Türk ve Islam Eserleri Müzesi, Istanbul, inventory no: 417 Early Turkish rug, 15th century, Anatolia, Turkey. Türk ve Islam Eserleri Müzesi, Istanbul, inventory no: 701
Early Turkish carpet, late 15, early 16th centuries. Philadelphia Museum of Art. inv no: 43.40.67. McIlhenny Collection

Fragment of a large pattern Holbein carpet, Anatolia, late 15th, early 16th century, Museum für Islamische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
 



Rug fragment, 15th century, Ottoman Turkey. The Röhss Museum of Arts and Crafts, Gothenburg. (listed by Carl Johan Lamm). Found in Fostat, Egypt

Early Turkish rug fragment, 15th century. National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
 

XV century Turkish rug fragment, Ottoman Period. National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden. found in Fustat, old Cairo
 
Rug fragment, 15th century, Ottoman Turkey. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm, Sweden (listed by Carl Johan Lamm). Found in Fostat, Egypt

Early Anatolian Turkish rug fragment, 15th century. Stockholm National Museet

Turkish rug fragment (Fostat), 15th century. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm, Sweden. Found in Fostat (Old Cairo), Egypt
 

XV century Turkish rug fragment, Ottoman Period. National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden. found in Fustat, old Cairo

Turkish rug kufic border fragment, 15th century. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm, Sweden. Found in  Fustat, Old Cairo
 

Early Anatolian rug fragment, 15th century, Ottoman Turkey. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm

Turkish rug fragment, 15th century. Swedish History Museum. Found in  Fustat, Old Cairo
 

Fustat fragment, 15th century Turkish rug. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm, Sweden

14-15th century early Ottoman rug fragment, Turkey. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 

Early rug fragment, Ottoman Turkey. 14-15th centuries. listed as plate no:4 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt. 23.5 x 13 cm

Early rug fragment, Ottoman Turkey. 14-15th centuries. listed as plate no:7 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt. 32 x 8.5 cm

Turkish rug fragment, 15th century. listed
as plate no:6 by Carl Johan Lamm,
"Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985).
Found in Fostat, Egypt. 33 x 9.5 cm


15th century early Ottoman rug fragment, Turkey. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Early rug fragment, Ottoman Turkey. listed as plate no:12 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt. 21 x 11.5 cm

Early rug fragment, Ottoman Turkey. listed as plate no:13 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt. 25 x 19.5 cm
Early rug fragment, Ottoman Turkey. 14-15th centuries. listed as plate no:9 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt. 15 x 22.5 cm 
Early Anatolian Turkish rug fragment, 15-16th centuries. Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum


 

15th century Turkish saf prayer rug. Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi, Istanbul. inv. no: 744. 175x311 cm

Early Ottoman saf prayer rug, 15th century, Central Anatolia, Turkey. Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi, Istanbul, inventory no: 720
 
Early Anatolian prayer rug, Christopher Andrews Collection. 127 x 170 cm
Fragment of multiple-niche, or saph, prayer rug. Northeastern Anatolia, first half of 15th century. Washington, The Textile Museum
 


   


15th-16th century early Ottoman rug fragment with Memling Gül, Turkey. H. Kircheim, Orient Stars 
Memling rug, fragment, Western Anatolia, 15th century. Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest
Accession Nr.: 14427

Early Ottoman rug fragment, 15th century, Turkey. Dimension: 71x75cm. Density: 36x36dm. Konya Mevlana Museum, inventory no: 1092
 




14th-15th century early Ottoman rug with Holbein Gül, western Turkey. Vakiflar Carpet Museum (A305), Istanbul. 157 x 175cm.

 

14-15th centuries Ottoman rug with Holbein Gül, western Turkey. Konya Ethnographic Museum (860-861-1033), Istanbul. 127 x 293cm.


Yellow ground rug with Interlaced Rosettes. late XV century, Turkey. Current Location: Pergamonmuseum, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Islamische Kunst
 
 

 




 

Keyhole Design Rug, West Anatolia, late 15th or early 16th century, 1.28 (or 1.38) x 2.27m (4'2" x 7' 5"). Cathedral of St. Catherine, Sion, Switzerland

'Bellini' re-entrant prayer rug, Anatolia or Caucasus, late 15th century, 115x147cm, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK. inv. no: T135-1911

Topkapi 'Bellini' Re-entrant Prayer Rug", late 15th or early 16th century, 125x192cm. Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, inv. no. 13/2043. 
published R.E. Mack "From Bazar
 





Anatolian rug fragment, 15th/16th century, published at Orient Stars. A carpet collection 1993, by Heinrich Kirchheim

Anatolian rug fragment, 15th/16th century, published at Orient Stars. A carpet collection 1993, by Heinrich Kirchheim, plate: 197

Anatolian rug fragment, 15th century, published at Orient Stars. A carpet collection 1993, by Heinrich Kirchheim, plate: 210

Levi Anatolisches Fragment Western Anatolia
 

  
 



15th-16th century early Ottoman rug fragment with Memling G
ül, Turkey. H. Kircheim, Orient Stars 

Memling rug, fragment, Western Anatolia, 15th century. Iparművészeti Múzeum, Budapest
Accession Nr.: 14427

Early Ottoman rug fragment, 15th century, Turkey. Dimension: 71x75cm. Density: 36x36dm. Konya Mevlana Museum, inventory no: 1092