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Kilim rug

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Warp, wool; weft, wool. The deep rose pink ground is broken by irregular black medallions, in which the "Herat" or "fish" design, made up of flowers and leaves, is woven with pink, green, yellow, white, and reddish-violet wool. The ground of the main border is light blue, and the...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian (Sehna), 19th century

Dimensions

200 x 128 cm (78 3/4 x 50 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.28 x 2.

Accession Number

15.1217

Medium or Technique

Wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles