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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 weft 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 weft forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots".

Date:

1798

Artist:

Finland, Nummi, Hyrsylä

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Title

Carpet known as a "Ryijy" or "Rya"

Origin

Finland

Date

Made 1798

Medium

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

Dimensions

197 × 158.4 cm (77 1/2 × 62 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia Downing Lyons, Edward Lyons, Jr., Kenneth McGaughey Lyons, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lyons

Reference Number

1968.758

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