Rug fragment

Southern Caucasus or Northwestern Persia
late 18th–19th century


Dimensions

53 x 97 cm (20 7/8 x 38 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .97 x .53

Accession Number

16.281

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White cotton closely embroidered with silk. The ground of the design is black; on this are various geometrical medallions filled with geometrical forms and very conventional trees and animals with two tails. The design is worked with soft yellows and light browns, light blue, light green, black and white silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of C. Filippo of Paris and Teheran.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection