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Rug

North African, probably Algeria
early 20th century


Object Place: Algeria, North Africa

Dimensions

18 x 134 cm (7 1/16 x 52 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.253

Medium or Technique

Wool; woven

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rug. Tapestry weaving with decorative brocading. Wool warp, cotton and wool weft. Alternating bands of white cotton rag and white wool; three narrow brown and yellow bands; red band at end with fringe; all-over geometric yellow, red, blue brocaded designs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection