Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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kilim
  • Caucasus
  • kilim, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Shīrvān, Caucasus (present-day Iran)
  • wool
  • Object Length/Width: 332.74 x 147.32 cm
    Object Length/Width: 131 x 58 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0804
Description
Exhibitions

Rug (kilim) with a stripe effect running across the width. Cream ground with stripes and geometric motifs. The widest stripe is about ten inches wide and has diamonds in white, red, blue, and green. There are alternating borders above and below. There are some that have red and blue, one with a white ground and overlapping diamonds in lines. and a third with bow-tie shapes in a line.