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Rug

19th Century

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Knotted pile woven rug; central medallion of stylized flowers on a diamond floral diaper patterned field (golden-yellow, light yellow/tan, reddish brown, white and light blue on a dark blue ground); border around all four edges consists of narrow bands of light yellow/tan and light blue, followed by two narrow patterned bands: small white flowers with yellow centers on dark blue and a golden-yellow zig-zag on a reddish brown ground with white spots; this surrounded by a narrow blue band, a wide band containing stylized cloud, mountain and sea forms, and three final bands: narrow dark and light blue and wider dark blue; wool pile and wool weft on a machine-spun plied cotton warp; asymmetrical knots.

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Details

  • Title: Rug
  • Date Created: 19th Century
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: wool, cotton
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 29 x 29 3/4 in.
  • Department: Textile and Fashion Arts
  • Credit Line: Gift of Jon M. and Deborah M. Anderson
  • Accession Number: 2008.19

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