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Oriental rug
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • Oriental rug, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Ferahan, Persia (present-day Iran)
  • wool
  • Object Length/Width: 185.42 x 127 cm
    Object Length/Width: 73 x 50 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0805

Oriental rug with a central rectangle surrounded by three borders. It has course grained, textured pile with a "Sawtooth" warp, the main strip is "turtle". The field pattern is an all-over diaper pattern with small triangular corners. Herati pattern of a rosette flanked by two lancelot leaves.