Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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kilim
  • Turkey
  • kilim, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Ak Hissar, Turkey
  • wool, cotton, mohair
  • Object Length/Width: 154.94 x 111.76 cm
    Object Length/Width: 61 x 44 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0813
Description

Prayer rug with a rectangle in the center. There is a square with a pointed top in the lower two-thirds. It is surrounded by geometric motifs with serrated edges. There are seven borders that surround the rectangle on all four sides. The second from the exterior is the widest. The rug is in blues with yellow, brown, and white.