Crystal Area Rug
handspun wool, natural and anilinedyes
196 x 80 in.
Woven with handspun wool yarns for warp and weft. Colors: cream, brown and heather brown are natural fleece; red is aniline dye. Design: series of three elongated lozenges with white terraced centers, red outlines with extended hook motifs against a heather brown field. Central lozenges flanked by pairs of elongated red terraced cross with brown border and white outline with hook motif. Red diamond border over brown border band.
Provenance: The Joseph Pytka Collection