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Rug

Persian
late 18th to early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 267 x 486 cm (105 1/8 x 191 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.28.117

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Knotted pile (senna knot). Field: all-over symmetrical floral pattern, three rows of intersecting floral scrolls bearing blossoms, palmettes, lanceolate leaves. Border: intersecting floral scrolls bearing palmettes and flowers. Major colors: light and dark blue, salmon, yellow, green. Cotton warp, wool weft and pile. Condition: pile worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Kidder