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Prayer mat

The main field below the mirhab is red with "Palms" and flowers growing from interlacing, undulating stems, woven with many colors, above the mirhab is a similar design on light bluish green ground; a border of palms on a bluish green ground surrounds the mat.


Purchased from R. M. Riefstahl

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Persian (made from imported Kashmir shawl fabric,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool twill tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts