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Three fragments of a niche carpet

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Largest and smallest fragments, from the border of an arch-design carpet: red background with lilies in deep cream-color and soft yellows, outlined and detailed with blue, green, yellow, and red. Middle-size fragment, from the carpet field: part of the cream-colored field, with arch formed of a...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 10, 1908

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection


Indian, Mughal Dynasty, about 1630–40

Object Place

Kashmir or Lahore, northern India


61.0 x 11 cm (24 x 4 5/16 in.) (largest fragment)

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Medium or Technique

Silk warp, silk weft, pashmina (fine goat fleece) pile


Textiles and Fashion Arts