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Carpet

Rug

Spanish
18th–19th century


Dimensions

200.5 x 170 cm (78 15/16 x 66 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.70 x 2.005

Accession Number

30.234

Medium or Technique

Hemp and wool, looped-woven

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Carpet (three widths sewed together). Design and background formed by looped woolen weft. Warp and weft of foundation fabric light neutral colored hemp. Ground of mainfield blue with lighter blue central medallion edged by irregular floral border in red and pink with blue and black outlines. Angular birds and flowers scattered on mainfield. Lighter blue border, with flowering plants in vases and small crowned lions.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund