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Rug strip

The warp is of white wool: the weft of brown wool. The pile is also of wool. Twenty-five Persian (Sehna) knots to the square centimeter. The design consists of a combination of diamonds, squares and triangles, and reciprocal trefoil border. On each end are deep webs. On one end the design is...

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Gift of H. S. Jelalian

Turkmen, 19th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts