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Fragment of a strapwork carpet

Warp, cotton; weft, cotton, three threads between each row if knots; pile, wool. Sixteen Persian (Sehna) knots to a square centimeter. The ground of the main field is deep rose, the design of heavy blue stems, flowers, etc. is of light and dark blue, greens, yellow, brown, pink and white. The...

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Provenance

Lent by Frank Gair Macomber, Oct. 4, 1909. Ret'd Dec. 21, 1923. Re-lent December 10, 1924.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Gair Macomber

Rug

Indian (Deccan), late 16th or 17th century

Object Place

India

Accession Number

33.644

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles