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Carpet

A work made of cotton, wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "sehna (persian) knots;" pieced.
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  • A work made of cotton, wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "sehna (persian) knots;" pieced.

Date:

1675/1700

Artist:

India, possibly Lahore or Abhar

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Title

Carpet

Origin

India

Date

Made 1675–1700

Medium

Cotton, wool, silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and supplementary wrapping wefts forming cut pile through a technique known as "Sehna (Persian) knots;" pieced

Dimensions

188.5 x 147.8 cm (74 1/4 x 58 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William F. Drews

Reference Number

1952.1020

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