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U001.11.270
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Kuba Carpet Runner)
Date (Execution) : 1877
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Medium / Material  : Assorted unknown textiles (cotton, wool, etc.); dye/pigment
Support / Technique : Woven; sewn; dyed
Object Type : rugs (textiles); runners (floor coverings)
Visual Description : Long rectangular Kuba runner featuring an abstract symmetrical pattern. The designs of the pattern consist of abstract lines and shapes that are arranged in a series of closely placed rectangular frames or borders. There are also thin striped borders. The centre of the pattern is comprised of star-type shapes and other shapes that resemble flowers and animals. There are also small shapes in this area that resemble tea pots or lamps. The colours of the runner are gray blue, blue, dark red, white, light green, light yellow, black, rose, and brown. The shorter sides of the runner have sections of small white tassels.
Accession # : U001.11.270
Width (cm) : 362.50
Height (cm) : 87.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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