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Preview image of work. mercerized cotton and silk on cotton foundation,  Tabriz Prayer Rug 3801

1954.12

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Tabriz Prayer Rug

Artist

Artist Unidentified (Persian)

Title

Tabriz Prayer Rug

Creation Date

1875-1900

Century

late 19th century

Dimensions

67 1/8 in. x 47 1/16 in. (170.5 cm x 119.54 cm)

Object Type

textile/natural fiber

Creation Place

Asia, Iran

Medium and Support

mercerized cotton and silk on cotton foundation

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Susan Dwight Bliss

Copyright

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Accession Number

1954.12

Object Description

rich cream field, woven with a copy of the Ispahan design of pairs of leaf and lotus palmettes in rich claret red, sky blue, and fawns, disposed symmetrically upon a trellis of curling creepers bearing smaller blossoms; border of rosettes and lotus interspersed with jasmine, in matching colors