Long-pile strip carpet (Julkhyrs)

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



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]


[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) and Custodian(s)

Richard Isaacson

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
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