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Senneh carpet with "Herati" pattern

Warp cotton, weft fine white wool. Knots wool, Sehna, nine to a centimeter vertically, seven to a centimeter horizontally or nineteen to twenty to an inch each way. Ground of main field white, Herati design in blue, pinks, reds, bright yellow, green and black. Ground of main border canary...

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Provenance

Said in register to have been a present to the French minister at the court of the Shah and to have been purchased at the sale of his effects. Bought by Charles C. Perkins for $450.00. Gift of George B. Dorr of $1000.00 to be expended in works of art for

Credit Line

Gift of George B. Dorr

Rug

Persian, 19th century

Accession Number

75.3

Medium or Technique

Cotton warp; wool (?) weft; wool pile

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles