Ghiordes Prayer Rug

Unknown Turkish, Turkish


about 1780

Wool and dye

Overall: 83 7/8 × 57 1/2 in. (213 × 146 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Susan B. Chambers



Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Turkey, West Asia, Asia



Object Name

Furnishings: Floor Covering

Research Area

West Asia

Not on view

Course History

Art History 20.04, Faith and Empire, Beth Mattison, Spring 2023

Religion 16.05, Middle Eastern Studies 17.20, The Qur'an and the Prophet, Emily Silkaitis, Winter 2024

Religion 16.01, Middle Eastern Studies 6.02, An Introduction to Islam, Emily Silkaitis, Spring 2024


Susan B. Chambers [Mrs. William Nesbitt Chambers], Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1953.

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