Persian or Borkharan
54 x 105 cm (21 1/4 x 41 5/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.05 x .54
Medium or Technique
Cotton weft, silk warp, silk ikat.
Not On View
The weft had been tied and dyed before the silk was woven. The design consists of a center panel with a red tree on a white ground surrounded by borders with irregular red, green and violet forms on red white and yellow grounds. Edging is wool twill tapestry (khatras) (jarnavar/yardage).
Purchased from M. D. Benzaria.
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund