Re: Omer's rug ---- Heading cord?

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Posted by Marla Mallett on January 01, 1999 at 20:16:54:

In Reply to: Omer's rug ---- Heading cord? posted by Daniel Deschuyteneer on January 01, 1999 at 16:58:45:

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Omer's rug is interesting, but I'm unsure about the finish you're showing. It's hard to see in the photo. Keep in mind that a HEADING CORD can only appear at the bottom end of a rug. If there is no fringe, no cut warps anywhere in sight, and just a heavy crosswise finish on the kilim end, it's a heading cord.

It looks, indeed, like you found some crossed wefts in the piece you posted before! Did you have a chance to look for them in Omer's rug also?

Many thanks for hunting these details and for posting scans of them.


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