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Rug fragment


Overall: 275 x 170.8 cm (108 1/4 x 67 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts



Warp cotton: weft, cotton: three strands between each row of knots: pile wool: 20 Persian (Sehna) knots to the square centimeter. The ground is dark blue, and is divided into various geometrical forms by broad red stems, detailed with blue branches, some of which bear leaves and rosette-like flowers. The geometrical spaces are filled with conventional bunches of flowers. In each corner is a diamond made up of bars and round ornaments. The colors of the design are red, blue, green, yellow and white. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection