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Pictorial carpet depicting Nader Shah

Laver Kirman pictorial carpet. Pile woven - senna knot. Field: central figure of bearded man with high brown hat, holding saber, kneeling on throne - like chaise. To his right are five crowned men standing with one hand each on sabers. To his left three men wearing turbans and resting on staffs....

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection


Persian, late 19th or 20th century

Object Place

Kirman, Iran (Persia)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton warp and weft; wool pile


Textiles and Fashion Arts