Object ID
2019.10.1
Object Name
Rug
Date Created
circa 1947
Alternative Name
Kilim
Material
Wool
Object Description
Woven wool rug (kilim) made in two sections and sewn together by hand. The rug has a geometric floral pattern, white stripes, and fringe. Made on a hand loom and most likely from Nafpaktos, Greece.
Origin
Donor's mother (Sophia) was living in Patras, Greece when she married Nicholas Mandis. She received this kilim as a gift when the couple was leaving to come to Chicago.
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Citation
Rug, circa 1947, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/12504. Accessed 04/10/21.