Bag face rug

Salor
early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 60cm (11 13/16 x 23 5/8in.)

Accession Number

08.376

Medium or Technique

Wool warp and weft, wool and silk pile

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp of jute (?), weft of jute (?), three rows between each row of knots; pile, wool, and cotton. Knots Persian, (Sehna) five to a centimeter horizontally and vertically. One edge overcast. Colors dark red, deep violet or plum, two shades of dark blue, yellow and deep pink. The cotton used in the pile is deep pink, and forms the ground of the medallions.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank L. Loftus