Carpet

A work made of cotton, silk, and gilt-and-silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave variation with supplementary brocading wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile ghrough a technique known as "persian (sehna) knots;" edged with silk, cotton, and gil-metal-strip-wrapped silk, woven and card woven fringe.
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  • A work made of cotton, silk, and gilt-and-silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave variation with supplementary brocading wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile ghrough a technique known as "persian (sehna) knots;" edged with silk, cotton, and gil-metal-strip-wrapped silk, woven and card woven fringe.

Date:

1601/25

Artist:

Central Iran or Kashan

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Title

Carpet

Origin

Iran

Date

1601–1625

Medium

Cotton, silk, and gilt-and-silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave variation with supplementary brocading wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile ghrough a technique known as "Persian (Sehna) knots;" edged with silk, cotton, and gil-metal-strip-wrapped silk, woven and card woven fringe

Dimensions

389.5 x 176.2 cm (153 3/8 x 69 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard Ely Danielson

Reference Number

1940.1321

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