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Catalog Number DEC.017
Title KAZAK Rug
Artist unknown
Date early 19th century
Description KAZAK rug, Caucasus, early 19th century, woven by Russians and Armenians in Transcaucasia, in area of Erivan, near Mt. Ararat. The ground is rose-red, with a field pattern called the Palace design. The main border has the crab design, with secondary borders of the reciprocal saw-teeth. The field pattern has muted colors of yellow, ivory, blue and green, with scattered figures and symbols; such as the comb, diamond, cross, and people. Size 4 ft 9 in. x 9 ft 3 in. museum quality. (John H. Kazanjian, 1990)

Background color: Etruscan Red. Pattern: ultramarine, sky blue, pale mustard, off white, pale viridian green, charcoal brown. (Faust and Humphreys, 1999)
Object Name Rug
Material wooven carpet
Dimensions H-144.8 W-281.9 cm
Credit line Gift of Bruce Howe
Provenance 1990 - Gift of Bruce Howe
Collection Decorative Arts
People Howe, Bruce
Notes n.d.