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Warp of jute (?), weft of jute (?), three rows between each row of knots; pile, wool, and cotton. Knots Persian, (Sehna) five to a centimeter horizontally and vertically. One edge overcast. Colors dark red, deep violet or plum, two shades of dark blue, yellow and deep pink. The cotton used...

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Credit Line

Gift of Frank L. Loftus

early 19th century


Overall: 30 x 60cm (11 13/16 x 23 5/8in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool warp and weft, wool and silk pile


Textiles and Fashion Arts