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Carpet: MAR.T.5-1912

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Legal notes

Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 77.5 in
Width: 55 in

Place(s) associated

  • Sehna ⪼ Persia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


19th century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 CE


This type of rug, with its very granular back, has traditionally been attributed to the Kurds of the Sanandaj, or Sehna, area.

School or Style


Components of the work

Pile composed of wool ( 4 mm. height, 2 ply) Weft composed of cotton ( ivory cotton, Z3S, 1 shoot) Warp composed of cotton ( ivory cotton, Z3S, alternately depressed)

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.T.5-1912
Primary reference Number: 185843
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 17 November 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 September 2017 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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