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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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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

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Gift of George B. Dorr


Persian, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton warp; wool (?) weft; wool pile


Textiles and Fashion Arts