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Rectangular on three sides; fourth side indented to accommodate three sides of a polygon. Field is reddish crimson. On it are displayed individual plants of different varieties--roses, tulips, lilies, daisies, chrysanthemums--rendered in polychrome tones. A narrow border shows an undulating red...

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Provenance

Nasli (1902-1971) and Alice (1910-1993) Heeramaneck, New York; by 1966, John Goelet, Ambainville (Oise) France; 1966, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 9, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Rug

North Indian, Mughal Dynasty, about 1650

Object Place

Lahore or Kashmir, northern India

Dimensions

461 x 191.8 cm (181 1/2 x 75 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.228

Medium or Technique

Cotton warp, cotton weft, wool knotted pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles