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Prayer rug
Prayer rug
Date:
late 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wool, Silk; Knotted Pile
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Shirvan, Marasali
Accession Number:
1984.91.9
Acquisition Date:
1984-12-31
Credit Line:

The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Collection
Gift of H. McCoy Jones

Exhibition History:

Prayer Rugs from the Near East and Central Asia, 1984-1985. *We have the brochure from this exhibition and the Chronicle's review, which shows this piece and states that there were forty "rugs, kilims and cloths" but we have no other documentation.
TDaly 2011

Last quarter 19th century--Harald Bohmer 4/2003
19-20th century--C.Cootner
Colors(10): Dark blue, light blue, medium madder red, medium brownish red, light madder red, cochineal in small amounts, light yellow, slightly dark yellow, white. At the top of the mihrab red changes to gold-most likely a synthetic dye.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Prayer rug.
Prayer rug. (late 19th century)
Runner
Runner (ca. 1800–1850)
Inkwell
Inkwell (19th–20th century)
Kabuki Dancers
Kabuki Dancers (19th–20th century)