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Carpet

A work made of silk, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots"; knotted warp fringe.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "ghiordes knots"; knotted warp fringe.

Date:

c. 1875

Artist:

Islamic
Persia, Heriz

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Islamic

Title

Carpet

Origin

Iran

Date

Made 1865–1885

Medium

Silk, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Ghiordes knots"; knotted warp fringe

Dimensions

295 × 209.6 cm (116 1/8 × 82 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. G. William Reynolds

Reference Number

1959.144

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