Object ID
2002.32.1
Object Name
Rug
Date Created
February 22, 2013
Alternative Name
flokati
Material
Wool
Object Entities
Skan, Martha and Leon (collected by)
Skan, Martha (is related to)
Skan, Leon (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
A handmade red flokati woven from wool. The backing is red like the fluff which is flatened and frayed. There is one clump of white string tied to a corner of the rug. Stained in some places.
Origin
Donated by Martha Skan. A red handmade flokati rug. The rug is woven from wool as it traditionally is. Flokati rugs originiated in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe. They are first handmade from wool and then set in a river so they can be fluffed. They are often made in the mountains of Greece.
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Citation
Rug, February 22, 2013, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5847. Accessed 01/18/22.