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Saddle-rug: T.37-1985

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Main field of regular trellis with white "ashiks", red/brown or blue "guls". Green border with red "ashiks", flanked by "running dog" minor borders. Warp undyed white. Weft undyed brown. Turkish (symmetric) knot.
Sides double-overcast in brown wool, added band of braided yarn (red/brown, bright red, blue, white).
Each end of undyed plain weave folded under with added bands of similar braided yarn.
Tassels looped through edge of braid on sides and lower edge.

Legal notes

Given by Mr. Arthur Li in memory of Ian Stephens

Measurements and weight

Length: 44.5 in
Width: 30 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.37-1985
Primary reference Number: 186312
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 8 March 2012 Updated: Thursday 12 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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