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Rug fragment

Double warp of white cotton, fine pink cotton weft; pile, wool; 49 Persian (Sehna) knots to a square centimeter. The ground is a deep pinkish red, small blue seed vessels and part of a large leaf-like form detailed with open flowers is all that shows of the pattern. The colors are light and...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

17.1403

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles