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Carpet Fragment

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

Date:

Mamluk period (1250–1517), late 15th/early 16th century

Artist:

Egypt

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Carpet Fragment

Origin

Egypt

Date

Made 1475–1525

Medium

Wool, plain weave with supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Sehna knots"

Dimensions

93 × 105.1 cm (36 1/2 × 41 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Textiles Collection

Reference Number

2002.162

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