Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rug
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • rug, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Kurman, Northeast Persia (present-day Iran)
  • wool weft, linen warp and filler weft
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2157
Description

Purple rug with a rectangle in the center there are geometric floral motifs alternated with full length frontal figures. There are five borders on all four sides. The innermost and outermost are of medium width. The second in from the inside and outside are the thinnest. The middle border is the widest and has a floral motif. Linen warp and filler weft, and wool weft.