Bedding bag (Mafrash)
late 19th century
Object Place: probably Shashevan, Northwest Persia
45 x 48 x 89 cm (17 11/16 x 18 7/8 x 35 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool and cotton; extra-weft wrapping (sumak) and weft-faced plain weave
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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.
Gift of Miss Mary Chamberlain, May 3, 1927.
Gift of Miss Mary Chamberlain