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Tent Bag: T.38-1985

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Field: red, with bright red, dark blue, blue, brown and white. Decorated with ten stripes, 3, 5, 7 and 9 include "boteh". Skirt decorated with highly stylised flower design.
Warp: undyed white. Weft: dyed red. Persian (asymmetric) knot.
Sides: double-overcast in blue, small sections red.
Top of plain weave, turned under, red and blue decorative striped stitching. Lower edge plain weave, frayed warp fringe.

Legal notes

Given by Mr. Arthur Li, in memory of Ian Stephens

Measurements and weight

Height: 64.5 in
Width: 39.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985-10-21) by Li, Arthur


19th Century, Late-20th Century, Early#
1875 - 1925


Ersari tribe

School or Style


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.38-1985
Primary reference Number: 185931
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 8 December 2011 Updated: Thursday 12 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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