Requires Photography

Part of a saddle-bag (bag face)

South Persian (?)
19th century


Dimensions

61.5 x 65 cm (24 3/16 x 25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.166

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: white wool. Weft: neutral reddish orange silk, and cream colored silk. Knot: wool, Persian (Sehna) 36 to square centimeter. Design: diamond shaped center with geometric forms on reddish brown ground. Similar geometric forms on reddish brown ground. Similar geometric forms on dark blue ground in corners. Surrounded by narrow border with cream white ground. Other colors, yellow, green, light blue, light red, and a little black. Remains of woven band across one end. Very much worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Bernat