Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rug
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • rug, date unknown
  • Where object was made: country unknown
  • wool, weaving
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2426
Description

Rug with a large rectangle in the center. There is a circular medallion in the center depicting an animal (dragon-like). There is floral pattern surrounding it. There are six borders on all four sides. The innermost border, the third, fifth, and outermost are composed of solid bands of color. The second from the inside has an orange base with foliate motifs. The fourth from the center is the widest, and has floral motifs. The colors are blue, yellow, gold, and cream. It has knotted wool construction.