Part of a saddle-bag (bag face)
South Persian (?)
61.5 x 65 cm (24 3/16 x 25 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool and silk
Not On View
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.
Gift of Paul Bernat