floor felt; textile

Rectangular patchwork floor felt in blue-black, brown, cream, orange and red. The patterns on the textile consist of a centre panel and 3 borders. The panel consist of 4 squares containing X motifs with curved ends ('horn' motifs). The borders have reciprocal patterns in contrasting colours. The inner border is patterned with a dentate motif. The outer borders have triangles joined ( by their point) onto a connecting line. Each of the different coloured or patterned areas is hand sewn onto the neighbouring ones.

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