Object Place: Persia
420 x 658 cm (165 3/8 x 259 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Textile; Cotton and wool
Not On View
Warp: white cotton. Weft: white cotton three shoots between every row of knots. Knots: wool, Sehna type, 45 to dm. vertically. Design: ground of field deep pink, covered with large palmettes, cloud bands, and long serrated leaves, in several shades of yellow and orange dark and light blue, green, and cream. Color: ground of main border dark green on which are palmettes and leaves in similar colors to those on field; inner guard band on light blue ground, outer guard band on pink ground. Worn, repaired, and pieced, probably longer originally.
Gift of Mrs. Frederick T. Bradbury