late 17th–early 18th century
377 x 190 cm (148 7/16 x 74 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool throughout; Giordes knot
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Caucasus, late 17th or early 18th century. “Sunburst Carpet.” Wool warp, weft, pile; Gordes knot. Two motifs of equally monumental character alternate along central axis; the sunburst (rayed diamond) and an octagon framed by lancet leaves. Condition: seamed along entire vertical length; some border repairs.
Caucasus, late 17th or early 18th century.
Gift of Moustapha M. Avigdor