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Warp: cotton on two levels, 12 to a centimetre. Weft: cotton and two shades of brown wool. Knotting: wool, very much worn; about 48 Sehna knots to decimtre in length, 55 to decimetre in width. Design: arabesques and conventionalized flowers, in neutral yellow, and orange with outlines and...

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Gift of Miss Betty Prather

Persian (Kirman),


40 x 93 cm (15 3/4 x 36 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .93 x .40

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Cotton and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts