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Saddle cloth

Warp, cotton; weft, cotton; pile, wool; 36 Persian (Sehna) knots to a square centimeter. The part of the cloth that covers the seat of the saddle has a yellow ground and a design suggesting the "herat" pattern; around the opening of the back of the saddle is a graduated border with a black...

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Credit Line

Gift of John Gorakian

Persian,

Accession Number

15.846

Medium or Technique

Cotton and wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles