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rug
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • rug, 1800s, Qajar period (1785–1925)
  • Where object was made: Persia (Kurdish) (present-day Iran)
  • silk, weaving
  • Object Height/Width: 133.35 x 187.96 cm
    Object Height/Width: 52 1/2 x 74 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2427
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Prayer rug with a rectangle in the center with a cream base. There are two large green floral motifs at the top center and bottom center. There are green and red vine motifs surrounding them. There are three borders on all fours sides, a red between two cream-colored ones. They have geometric repeating motifs. Knotted silk construction.