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Sunbursts carpet

Rug

Caucasian
18th century


Dimensions

437 cm (172 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 4.37 M x 2.29 M (172" x 90")

Accession Number

06.2527

Medium or Technique

Wool; woven

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Wool warps (Z2S); wool wefts (Z2S); wool pile (2Z), Gordes knots (4/cm horizontal, 3/cm vertical). Border of stylized plant motif on yellow ground. Field of central medallion with radiating design, with ivory “sunbursts” to either side in warp direction, red ground. Many areas of repairs and re-knotting; one end completely re-knotted; faded.

Credit Line

Donor not known