Wall hanging "General Sumare". Rectangular, composed of sixteen (16) hand-woven narrow strips made of dyed industrial cotton threads and machine-sewn together selvedge-to-selvedge. The piece is bordered all around by a red, yellow and green rectangle with the length sides formed by the three plain-weave lateral strips and the width side by the initial three squares of the strips on both ends. Inside that red, yellow and green rectangle the decoration is organised in transverse bands with continuous weft-faced arrangement. The central group of bands is a chessboard pattern composed of a succession of black and white squares. The white squares are decorated inside with geometrical compositions of black lozenges and bars surrounded by four red ovals all made in supplementary weft technique. The black squares are decorated inside in supplementary weft technique with multi-coloured white, red, gold and green lozenges surrounded by four white ovals. Symmetrically displayed on both sides from the central group of bands are two similar groups of red and blue bands. The red bands are decorated inside with white lozenges, while the yellow bands are decorated with blue lozenges made in supplementary weft work. On each side of these two groups of bands are three green, yellow and red bands. They are followed with a succession of black bands and white bands which alternate with two bands made of blue and yellow rectangles and bordered by strips of black-and-white squares and white stippled lines all made in supplementary weft technique. The blue and yellow rectangles are decorated inside with four red rectangles made in supplementary weft technique and arranged in a chessboard-shape motif. At both ends of that central section of the piece is one red band with no additional decoration. The textile is finished by a fringe of unworked warps.
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