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Saddle-rug: T.24-1942

Object information

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Cotton warp. Cotton weft. Wool pile. Symmetric knot.
Flat weave ends turned under and sewn. Sides oversewn with red or yellow wool.
Central saddle slit, flat weave edging very frayed; remnants of flat weave on small slit, bound yellow wool.
Worn and faded yellow ground; rows of polychrome 'boteh' within a trailing stem lattice. Triple border.

Legal notes

Given by Major R.G. and Colonel T.G. Gayer-Anderson

Measurements and weight

Length: 40.25 in
Width: 37.5 in

Place(s) associated

  • Sehna ⪼ Kurdistan ⪼ Persia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-09-30) by Gayer-Anderson, R.G. Major and Gayer-Anderson, T.G. Colonel


19th Century, Mid-Late
1825 - 1875

School or Style


Components of the work

Warp composed of cotton
Weft composed of cotton
Pile composed of wool

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.24-1942
Primary reference Number: 186220
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 2 February 2012 Updated: Tuesday 17 October 2017 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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