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Soumak

Caucasian


Dimensions

270 x 254 cm (106 5/16 x 100 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.54 x 2.70

Accession Number

17.2275

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp and weft white wool or goats hair. The ground of the mainfield is dark yellowish-red, the design consists of three large blue diamond shaped forms, detailed with octagons, rosettes, and other geometrical forms. Similar forms are scattered over the mainfield. The geometrical border has a light yellow ground, worked with much blue, red, pink and yellow and smaller quantities of light green, black, and white wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Emile Bernat