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Talish rug runner
  • Caucasus
  • Talish rug runner, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Caucasus
  • weaving, fading
  • Object Length/Width: 97.79 x 363.22 cm
    Object Length/Width: 38 1/2 x 143 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2094

Rug runner, heavily woven, with a long rectangle in the center. There are diamond motifs down the center and eight squares, in pairs along the sides. There are figural, animal (birds) geometric and floral motifs. The innermost border has a rope pattern and the outermost border has overlapping geometric motifs.