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Rug: T.1-1959

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Humble al-Hajj Abdullah Tabrizi (Workshop of)




Field design: multiple medallion
Weft: 1st and 3rd shoots: ivory cotton, Z4S: 2nd shoot: pink, Z2S
Warp: ivory cotton, Z3S, depressed
Pile: wool, 4 mm. height, 2 ply, asymmetrically knotted (open left), (50 x 50) = 2500 knots per sq. dcm.
(Technical Analysis received from Annette Ittig, St. Antony's College, Oxford, 28 August 1980)

Legal notes

A.D. Power Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 178 in
Width: 41 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959) by Power, Arnold Danvers


Production date: AD 1887 : date 1305 (1887) identified by inscription on runner

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Components of the work

Weft composed of cotton ( 1st and 3rd shoots: ivory cotton Z4S. 2nd shoot: pink Z2S)
Pile composed of wool ( 4 mm. height, 2 ply)
Warp composed of cotton ( ivory cotton, Z3S, depressed)

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.1-1959
Primary reference Number: 185603
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 6 October 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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