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rug (saddle cover)

19th Century

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Knotted pile woven saddle cover comprised of two separate pieces connected at center rug; oblong-rectangle with cut out corner blocks along one long edge; small medallions to the side and gold band across central section; wool pile and wool weft on a machine-spun 3-ply cotton warp; asymmetrical knots.

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  • Title: rug (saddle cover)
  • Date Created: 19th Century
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: wool, cotton
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 59 5/8 x 31 5/16 in. (with fringe)
  • Department: Textile and Fashion Arts
  • Credit Line: Gift of Jon M. and Deborah M. Anderson
  • Accession Number: 2008.22

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