Bedding bag (Mafrash)

Persian (Shahsevan)
late 19th century


Object Place: probably Shashevan, Northwest Persia

Dimensions

45 x 48 x 89 cm (17 11/16 x 18 7/8 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.168

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton; extra-weft wrapping (sumak) and weft-faced plain weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: cream-colored wool. Weft: red, yellow, blue, green, and black wool, and white cotton. Design: four sides woven with bands of angular birds, placed above and below a middle band of geometric ornament. Bottom piece, tapestry, woven with stripes of red, dark blue, and dark brown wool.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Mary Chamberlain, May 3, 1927.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Chamberlain