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Hanging or prayer mat

Natural, fine, tabby-woven cotton ground, painted with polychrome ornament. Shows a mihrab surmounted by onion-shaped finials. Center, dark red, shows all-over pattern of palmettes. Concentric bands of elaborate floral ornament surround this; at base, wide band showing polylobed compartments...

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Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts

Persian, 19th century

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

59.978

Medium or Technique

Painted cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles