seat mat

Pelt rug, rectangular. The central panel consists of patches of sheepskin in brown, white and black, formed in diamond, triangular and rectangular shapes. The border has hand-embroidered flower motifs in pink, blue and yellow chain stitch on a plain black cotton ground, with a red cotton trim. Backed with printed cotton, red and white fans on pale blue, and green and white flowers on black.

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