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Sunburst carpet

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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...

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Provenance

Caucasus, late 17th or early 18th century.

Credit Line

Gift of Moustapha M. Avigdor

Rug

Caucasus, late 17th–early 18th century

Dimensions

377 x 190 cm (148 7/16 x 74 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.156

Medium or Technique

Wool throughout; Giordes knot

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles