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  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • rug, 1800s, Qajar period (1794–1925)
  • Where object was made: Tabriz, Persia (present-day Iran)
  • silk pile, cotton
  • Object Length/Width: 177.8 x 129.54 cm
    Object Length/Width: 70 x 51 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2022
Label Text

Rug with a rectangle in the center. In the four corners are roughly triangular green shapes and the center is red. A cream oval motif is in the center with pointed ends and a circle in the center. There are three borders on all fours sides. The inner and outermost borders are thinner. The central border has an oval geometric motifs on a dark blue ground.