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  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • rug, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Kirman, Persia (present-day Iran)
  • cotton
  • Object Length/Width: 457.2 x 228.6 cm
    Object Length/Width: 180 x 90 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0802

Persian rug with a red rectangle in the center with green blue, white and cream floral motifs. There is a circular medallion in the center and four quarter-circle medallions, one in each corner. There are three borders around the edge, the one closest to the center is predominantly green the middle is blue and red and the outermost border is orange or red.