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Rug fragment

Double cotton warp; weft, cotton; pile, wool; 36 Persian (Sehna) knots to a square centimeter. The ground is deep pink, only a small part of the large design of palmettes, open rosette-like flowers, and a lily-like flower in profile. The colors are deep pink, yellow, golden brown, white,...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian,

Accession Number

04.252

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles