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Prayer Carpet

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "persian (sehna) knots".
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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 "persian (sehna) knots".

Date:

19th century

Artist:

India, possibly Kashmir

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Culture

Islamic

Title

Prayer Carpet

Origin

India

Date

Made 1801–1900

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Persian (Sehna) knots"

Dimensions

193.6 x 128.7 cm (76 1/4 x 50 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph V. McMullan

Reference Number

1960.740

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