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Fragment of a medallion carpet with animals

Colors, pinkish red, yellow, green and blue; 176 Sehna knots to the square inch.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Rug

Probably eastern Iran, "Herat group", Safavid, about 1600

Object Place

possibly Herat, Iran (Persia)

Accession Number

06.6

Medium or Technique

Silk warp, one cotton and two wool wefts, wool pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles