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Fragment of a carpet with scrolling vines and animal heads

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Fragment of a carpet with scrolling vines and animal heads. Warp of green silk, weft red silk. Sehna knots of wool; blue-green ground with fawn color, red, and green design.

Provenance

Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from D.K. Kelekian; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 1, 1905

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Rug

Indian (Lahore), Mughal Dynasty, about 1610–20

Object Place

Lahore, India

Dimensions

Overall: 87.5 x 38cm (34 7/16 x 14 15/16in.)

Accession Number

05.58

Medium or Technique

Silk warp; silk weft; wool pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles