Armenian Heritage Sampler
 
Armenian Heritage Sampler

Utah State Folk Arts Collection

Textile

wool, cotton

Chase Home Museum of Utah...

2015

2018.48

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hand-knotted rug; dark red and black background with geometric flower designs in four corners and four green & white leaves coming out from center flower; small yellow and red flowers/leaves floating in center area; border has small white flowers and black curving line; both short ends have thick twisted fringe.
"I made this rug using the pattern created by my great-grandfather, Zadik Moses Aposhian, with modifications made by his son, George Zadik Aposhian and my father, George Zadik Aposhian Jr. I made this rug in tribute to these 3 men who were each models of reverence for tradition balanced with creative innovation."