<em>Chichi or Dirband Type Carpet</em>, 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)

Chichi or Dirband Type Carpet

Medium: Wool

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Dimensions: 55 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. (141 x 85.1 cm)


Accession Number: 84.140.9

Image: 84.140.9.jpg,

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

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