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Prayer rug

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Warp, white wool: weft, white cotton: pile, colored wools and white cotton. The ground of the prayer niche is greenish blue, around the edge are small oblique white flowers. The ground of the main border is white, with a design of fruit and leaves arranged in squares. The colors are three...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor of D. G. Kelekian

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

18th century

Dimensions

131 x 183 cm (51 9/16 x 72 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.83 x 1.31

Accession Number

03.692

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles