The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art

Antique Serbian Kilim


kilim, featuring a central tree-of-life motif

wool flatweave

length 4 ft. 11 in., width 3 ft. 6 ½ in.

eastern Serbia

early 19th century

condition: good, aside from the following age-appropriate defects: frayed ends; losses at corners; several small holes; several repaired areas, the largest being a crudely repaired hole approximately 2 ½ in. x 1 ½ in.; several small stained or bleached areas; a vertical split or separation along the central tree-of-life seam, approximately 5 ½ in. in length

provenance:  collected in Montenegro by Jack Daulton

Inv. no. 10