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Handmade Floral Kilim
(Romania, c. 1950s)

Description: One handmade floral kilim originating from Romania in the Bessarabian region, featuring an overall floral pattern consisting of red, white, green and yellow, set against a black field
Origin: Romania
Region: Bessarabia
Medium: Wool
Dimensions: 8 feet, 8 inches x 11 feet, 7 inches
Circa: 1950s
Additional Information: This type of kilim (flat weave) rug originates in a region in Romania north of the Black Sea, which is now part of the Ukraine. Rug weaving in this region began under the Ottoman Empire. The typical pattern of a Bessarabian rug consists of an overall European inspired floral design.

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