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Carpet

Carpet

  • Place of origin:

    Iran
    Isfahan

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Z4S unbleached white cotton warp, warp x weft: 6-7 x 3-4 per cm

  • Museum number:

    IS.37-1884

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

Iran
Isfahan

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Z4S unbleached white cotton warp, warp x weft: 6-7 x 3-4 per cm

Dimensions

Width: 3269 mm Top edge, Width: 3306 mm Bottom edge, Length: 8192 mm Proper right, Length: 8227 mm Proper left, Weight: 61 kg Weighed on roller

Object history note

Initially thought to have been woven in Lahore, this Isfahan carpet was purchased in Paris in 1884, from F. Schutz.

Descriptive line

Middle East, Carpet. Carpet, wool knotted pile on cotton foundation, 'Isfahani' or 'Shah `Abbas' design of lotus flowers, saz leaves, cloud bands, spotted pomegranates on red ground, with blue central medallion, probably Safavid Isfahan, Iran, 1600-1650

Materials

Cotton; Wool; Material

Techniques

Knotted pile

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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