Rug

Object Number: 
INV.357
Date: 
1850-1925
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
with fringe: 42 x 55 x 1/4 in. ( 106.7 x 139.7 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular (possibly Navajo) rug or wall hanging with wool weft and cotton warp; stepped rectangular motif in light green, red, orange, and pink on olive green ground; cotton fringe on long sides.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group