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Name of Object:

Chechen felt carpet

Location:

Amman, Jordan

Holding Museum:

The Jordan Museum

Date:

AD 1860

Type of object:

Felt

Museum Inventory Number:

JMH 791

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Felt

Dimensions:

L: 100cm, W: 50cm

Provenance:

Caucasus

Description:

Woollen felt used to decorate homes. The Chechen community was famous for making these carpets.

Current Owner:

The Jordan Museum

How date and origin were established:

Chechens immigrated to Jordan in the same period as the Circassians. This carpet survived and was donated to the museum.

How Object was obtained:

Gift from Othman Merza

Citation of this web page:

Najd Sweidan "Chechen felt carpet"  [db_in_citation_dca]  2019. http://carpets.museumwnf.org/database_item.php?itemId=object;DCA;jo;Mus31_B;8;en

Prepared by: Najd Sweidan
Copyedited by: Lisa Kelman

MWNF Working Number: JO1_008


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