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Rug

North African, possibly Algeria
early 20th century


Object Place: possibly Algeria, North Africa

Dimensions

186 cm (73 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.254

Medium or Technique

Wool; woven

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rug. Tapestry weaving with decorative knots. Wool warp and weft. Design of horizontal bands in solid colors, white with decorative “X” made with knots, and red with geometric patterns; predominately in white, red with black, yellow details. Irregular fringe.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection