Carpet (For a Buddhist Temple Column)

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as left-handed sehna or persian knot.
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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as left-handed sehna or persian knot.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), mid–19th century

Artist:

China

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Title

Carpet (For a Buddhist Temple Column)

Origin

China

Date

1825–1875

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as left-handed Sehna or Persian knot

Inscriptions

Inscription: dge [s]long 'Phrin las 'bul lo (donated by the monk Trinlay)

Dimensions

282.2 × 120.3 cm (189 3/4 × 47 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of James Tigerman

Reference Number

1997.895

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