Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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kilim
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • kilim, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Persia, Heriz/Gorevan (present-day Iran)
  • knotting
  • Object Length/Width: 195.58 x 127 cm
    Object Length/Width: 77 x 50 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0818
Description

Rug (kilim) with a beige rectangle in the center. There is a central (pole) medallion with serrated edges. There are red triangles in the corners and foliate motifs in the rectangle. There two borders on all four sides. The outermost is wider with a blue background and white, red, and green geometric (turtle) motifs. There is a third band on the left and right sides.

Poor condition. Do not display.