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Square rug with geometric pattern of concentric squares and circles in short black and longer white knotted pile, centered on a circle woven with a red supplementary weft.

Provenance

Purchased by Saul and Gitta Kurlat in early 1960s from Ilums Bolighus (department store) in Copenhagen, Denmark; gift to MFA, September 26, 2001.

Credit Line

Gift of Saul and Gitta Kurlat

Portugese, for Danish market, about 1960–65

Object Place

Portugal, for Danish market

Dimensions

120 x 120 cm (47 1/4 x 47 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2001.681

Medium or Technique

Cotton(?) plain weave with knotted wool pile and supplementary weft

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles