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Rug: T.25-1933

Object information

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Production: Unknown




Field design: herati on a blue ground
Warp: ivory cotton, Z5S, slightly depressed.
Weft: ivory cotton, Z3S, 2 shoots
Pile: wool, 4 mm. height, 2 ply, symmetrically knotted. (30x 36) = 1080 knots per sq. dcm.
Dated: 1224/1809.
(Technical Analysis received from Annette Ittig, St. Antony's College, Oxford, on 28th August 1980)

Legal notes

Bought with A.D. Power Fund

Measurements and weight

Length: 169 in
Width: 77 in

Place(s) associated

  • Karadagh ⪼ Persia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1933) by Anglo Persian Carpet Co.


Production date: AD 1809

School or Style


Components of the work

Pile composed of wool ( 4 mm. height, 2 ply)
Weft composed of cotton ( ivory cotton, Z3S, 2 shoots)
Warp composed of cotton ( ivory cotton, Z5S, slightly depressed)

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.25-1933
Primary reference Number: 185459
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 April 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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