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So-called "dragon" rug

Warp: wool. Weft: wool. Pile: wool. Turkish knots, 30 to 1 decimeter, or 7 to 1 inch (horizontal); 31 to 1 decimeter, or 9 to 1 inch (vertical). Design: large palmettes and elongated leaf-like forms, possibly derived from dragons. Colors: ground once black, pile almost all gone, warp...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Caucasian, Probably 17th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts