Two rug fragments

a) Persian (Kirman), b) Persian


36 x 90 cm (14 3/16 x 35 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .90 x .36

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and Wool and cotton

Not On View


Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts



White cotton warp (double) weft, brown wool; pile, wool. 25 knots to the square centimeter. The ground of the main border is orange, of the guard band, light blue. The design of palmettes and open flower-like forms, is of dark blue, light and dark green, red white, pinkish red, reddish violet and yellow. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection