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Warp: cream-colored wool. Weft: red, yellow, blue, green, and black wool, and white cotton. Design: four sides woven with bands of angular birds, placed above and below a middle band of geometric ornament. Bottom piece, tapestry, woven with stripes of red, dark blue, and dark brown wool.


Gift of Miss Mary Chamberlain, May 3, 1927.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Chamberlain

Persian (Shahsevan), 19th century

Object Place

probably Shashevan, Northwest Persia


45 x 48 x 89 cm (17 11/16 x 18 7/8 x 35 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton; extra-weft wrapping (sumak) and weft-faced plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts