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Rug. Tapestry weaving with decorative knots. Wool warp and weft. Design of horizontal bands in solid colors, white with decorative "X" made with knots, and red with geometric patterns; predominately in white, red with black, yellow details. Irregular fringe.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

North African, possibly Algeria, early 20th century

Object Place

possibly Algeria, North Africa

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool; woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts