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Carpet (Known as a "Ryijy" or "Rya")

A work made of wool, weft-faced warp-rib plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots".
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  • A work made of wool, weft-faced warp-rib plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots".

Date:

1701/25

Artist:

Central Finland

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Status

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Department

Textiles

Title

Carpet (Known as a "Ryijy" or "Rya")

Origin

Finland

Date

Made 1701–1725

Medium

Wool, weft-faced warp-rib plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes knots"

Dimensions

210.8 × 163.2 cm (83 × 64 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Henry L. Frank Fund

Reference Number

1924.458

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