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Double warp of cotton, weft, cotton; pile, wool. Forty-two Persian (Sehna) knots to the square centimeter. The ground is of very light neutral brown or deep cream, on this a design very conventional flowers and leaves, in dark and light blue, red, greens, and yellows. Much worn.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Dimensions

35.5 x 88.5 cm (14 x 34 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .885 x .355

Accession Number

04.112

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles