Rug fragment

Indian
mid-17th century


Dimensions

49 x 103 cm (19 5/16 x 40 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.03 x .49

Accession Number

21.1761

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Warp wool, weft wool, pile wool, sixteen Sehna knots to the square centimeter. The ground is pinkish red, the design consists of palmette and flower forms woven with blue, yellow, green and dark brown. Worn and ragged.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: August 4, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund