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Rug

19th Century

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Knotted pile woven rug; field with large central dragon surrounded by four smaller dragons (blues, white and brown on a gold-yellow ground); stylized ocean, mountain and sky patterned outer border; short cotton warp fringe at top and bottom edges; wool pile and wool weft on a machine-spun plied cotton warp; asymmetrical knots.

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  • Title: Rug
  • Date Created: 19th Century
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: wool, cotton
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 29 3/4 x 29 1/8 in.
  • Department: Textile and Fashion Arts
  • Credit Line: Gift of Jon M. and Deborah M. Anderson
  • Accession Number: 2008.2

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