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Saddle-rug: T.18-1942

Object information

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Wool warp. Red wool weft. Wool pile. Asymmetric knot.
Fringed edges with brown wool stitching to secure. Sides oversewn with red wool.
Light blue ground with alternating small rosettes with larger central rosette medallion. A line of boteh along most of inner border; border of repeat diagonal strings
Originally attached by "strings" to T.19-1942.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Length: 39 in
Width: 14 in

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th Century, Early
1900 - 1925


Qashqai tribe

School or Style


Components of the work

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

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.18-1942
Primary reference Number: 186199
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 19 January 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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