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Carpet, prayer

Description

Chocolate-coloured satin prayer carpet embroidered with silver, gold and coloured silk threads and showing a floral design with an upper border of the Mehrab: Middle East, Iran, 1709

Museum reference

A.1890.388

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Carpet, prayer

Production information

Iran, West Asia

Date

1709

Materials

Satin, Silk, Gold, thread, Silver, thread

Physical description

Chocolate satin embroidered with gold, silver and silk threads

Associations

Paris Exhibition 1889

References

Scarce, Jennifer M., Domestic culture in the Middle East : An exploration of the household interior, Edinburgh, National Museums of Scotland, 1996

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