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Kilim

Slit tapestry, wool warp and weft. Design: dark blue field with overall pattern of rows of butas having pink and red flowers encircled by white flowers; continuous border on all four sides showing pink and white diagonal bands containing tiny butas; this border framed by narrow blue and yellow...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman

Persian, 19th century

Object Place

Persia

Accession Number

45.921

Medium or Technique

Wool; tapestry (kilim), Slit Tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles