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Sunbursts carpet

Wool warps (Z2S); wool wefts (Z2S); wool pile (2Z), Gordes knots (4/cm horizontal, 3/cm vertical). Border of stylized plant motif on yellow ground. Field of central medallion with radiating design, with ivory "sunbursts" to either side in warp direction, red ground. Many areas of repairs and...

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Credit Line

Donor not known

Rug

Caucasian, 18th century

Accession Number

06.2527

Medium or Technique

Wool; woven

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles