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Rug: T.4-1995

Object information

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Production: Unknown




Warp: brown and ivory wool. Weft: brown wool. Sides: cords overcast with red wool. Ends: looped laterally, knotted and fringed. Soumak technique, flat weave, weft wrapping. Design: Three large medallions arranged down the central axis with four smaller octagons on either side and a multitude of small motifs - obelisks, birds, dragons, figures, etc., all on a red ground. The main border is of octagons containing hooked motifs, the outer border of repeated single hook motifs.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. Elizabeth Hart in memory of her mother, Mrs. G.A.P. Lindner

Measurements and weight

Length: 283 cm
Width: 206 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Kuba ⪼ Caucasus

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995-03-06) by Hart, Elizabeth, Mrs.


19th Century, Early#
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1825 CE

School or Style


Components of the work


Materials used in production

Warp: brown and ivory wool. Weft: brown wool. Wool

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.4-1995
Primary reference Number: 184726
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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