Apr 25, 2007
Apr 25, 2007

Two-faced Carpet Fragment

Two-faced Carpet Fragment

1100s

Senna knot

Overall: 39.3 x 16.2 cm (15 1/2 x 6 3/8 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Werner Abegg 1966.132

Location

Description

This fragment preserves portions of designs of two faces of a carpet. One design depicts a stylized tulip with part of its mirror image. The opposite side depicts a pair of winged ibexes oriented at right angles to the "tulip" design.

See also
Collection: 
T - Islamic
Department: 
Textiles
Type of artwork: 
Textile
Medium: 
Senna knot

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