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Rug fragment

Indian


Dimensions

28 x 93 cm (11 x 36 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .93 x .28

Accession Number

21.1762

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of border. Warp wool, weft wool, pile wool. Turkish knots to square centimeter. The design consists of angular trees, flowers, and birds woven with pinks, blues, yellows, violets and greens on a cream colored ground. Above and below are guard bands with a pink, cream, blue and green geometric figures on a blue ground. Very ragged and worn.

Provenance

1921, purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) for the MFA. (Accession date: August 4, 1921)

Credit Line

Marianne Brimmer Fund