Rug

Caucasian (possibly Kuba)
19th century


Object Place: Caucasus, possibly Kuba

Dimensions

138.5 x 277 cm (54 1/2 x 109 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.922

Medium or Technique

Kilim; wool warp and weft; woven tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Slit tapestry, wool warp and weft. Design: five wide bands each containing 3 stepped geometric medallions; 3 narrow bands with geometric designs between each wide band; lines of weft-float weave guard stripes frame each narrow band. Natural colored wool fringe at both ends. Colors brilliant; few repairs.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman