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Chichi or Dirband Type Carpet

Arts of the Islamic World

  • Place Made: Transcaucasus
  • DATES 1856
    DIMENSIONS 55 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. (141 x 85.1 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of Mrs. Joseph V. McMullan, gift of the Beaupre Charitable Trust in memory of Joseph V. McMullan
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Central field: off-white with rows of repeating floral elements in red, light blue, and darker blue. Borders (inner to outer): #1 - narrow, light blue with red edge; #2 - teal blue with red and white, blue, red and dark blue, and light blue with pink flowers; #3 - light blue with dark blue lozenges; #4 - red ground with pink pseudo-kufic and blue flowers; #5 - same as no. 3 with yellow edge, woven fringe. Knots per square inch: 184
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Chichi or Dirband Type Carpet, 1856. Wool, 55 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. (141 x 85.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Joseph V. McMullan, gift of the Beaupre Charitable Trust in memory of Joseph V. McMullan, 84.140.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.140.9.jpg)
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