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Rug fragment

Persian


Dimensions

15.5 x 17 cm (6 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .17 x .155

Accession Number

17.1403

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Double warp of white cotton, fine pink cotton weft; pile, wool; 49 Persian (Sehna) knots to a square centimeter. The ground is a deep pinkish red, small blue seed vessels and part of a large leaf-like form detailed with open flowers is all that shows of the pattern. The colors are light and dark blue, blue-green, greenish yellow, white, brown and light brown. Part of the same rug as 17.1404 and similar to 04.251, 04.252, 08.438.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection