Fragment of a carpet with scrolling vines and animal heads

Rug

Indian (Lahore)
Mughal Dynasty
about 1610–20


Object Place: Lahore, India

Dimensions

Overall: 87.5 x 38cm (34 7/16 x 14 15/16in.)

Accession Number

05.58

Medium or Technique

Silk warp; silk weft; wool pile

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of a carpet with scrolling vines and animal heads. Warp of green silk, weft red silk. Sehna knots of wool; blue-green ground with fawn color, red, and green design.

Provenance

Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from D.K. Kelekian; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 1, 1905

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection