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Saddle-rug: T.25-1942

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Cotton warp. Cotton weft - some blue shoots. Wool pile. Asymmetric knot.
Ends damaged, frayed sides - remnants of oversewing. Saddle slits - damaged edges.
Light red ground. Central medallion of "gul"-like motif around a central stylised floral motif. Simple flower and tendril border.
Paired "boteh" running along borders with a larger "boteh" in each corner.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 41.25 in
Width: 35.5 in

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style

Persian

Components of the work

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

Techniques used in production

Woven

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.25-1942
Primary reference Number: 186221
Stable URI

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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