Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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kilim
  • Caucasus
  • kilim, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Shīrvān or Daghestan, Caucasus (present-day Iran)
  • wool
  • Object Length/Width: 251.46 x 306.07 cm
    Object Length/Width: 99 x 120 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0816
Description

Rug with a rectangle in the center. There are three diamonds divided into four equal parts in a line down the center with a geometric border and a dark solid line surrounding them. There are six triangles surrounding the diamonds to forma a rectangle. There are three borders around the edge on all fours sides with geometric motifs.