Rug fragment, plain woven bast threads, warp hidden behind indigo, red, light blue, black, white and orange wefts in angular patterns. At the edge of each colour section the threads are wrapped round the warp in Soumak weave, forming small slits in these places. Either side of a wide border is a narrow strip of wrapped (Soumak) weaving in which threads not needed for the pattern are carried behind.

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