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Fragment of a lattice-and-blossom carpet

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Decorative crimson carpets with blossoms enclosed by leafy latticework became popular in Mughal India during the second half of the seventeenth century. The most luxurious of these entered the collections of emperors and maharajas. Warp, silk; weft, silk, two strands between each row of knots;...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, May 19. 1904

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection


Indian (Kashmiri or Lahore), Mughal Dynasty, second half of the 17th century

Object Place

Kashmir or Lahore, India


Overall: 34 x 21cm (13 3/8 x 8 1/4in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts