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Khorasan rug
  • Persia (present-day Iran)
  • Khorasan rug, 1600s
  • Where object was made: Persia (present-day Iran)
  • wool
  • Object Length/Width: 450.85 x 311.15 cm
    Object Length/Width: 177 1/2 x 122 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. Hanus Weinmann
  • Not on display
  • 1957.0118
Description

Persian rug with a central pole medallion with scalloped edges that match triangles in the corners. There are four oblong geometric motifs, one on each side of the central motif. There are two circular motifs above and below the center. There are other geometric motifs and several borders around all four sides including a Khorasan border stripe.