Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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runner rug
  • Caucasus
  • runner rug, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Caucasus
  • weaving
  • Object Length/Width: 121.92 x 365.76 cm
    Object Length/Width: 48 x 144 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2020
Description

Long, narrow runner rug with a blue central strip surrounded by seven border strips of geometric design. There are four thin bands of white with "z" patterns with alternate with wider bands in green. Two of the wider bands have the same pattern of fan shaped motifs, and they are located the second in from the inside, and the second in from the center. The middle and widest band has floral shapes that are placed in a rectangular box shape.