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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...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman

Caucasian (possibly Kuba), 19th century

Object Place

Caucasus, possibly Kuba


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

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Medium or Technique

Kilim; wool warp and weft; woven tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts