Artist Islamic, Iranian
  • Saddle Cover
Date 18th century
Medium wool warp and weft with wool suplementary weft, cotton supplementary weft; supplementary weft patterning; plaited warp fringe
Dimensions Overall: 27 5/8 × 58 7/16 inches (70.2 × 148.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Edgar H. Ailes
Accession Number 54.439
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
probably Qasha'i tribal group (Southern Iran).
Edgar H. Ailes;
1954-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Magic Carpets: Weaving of the Nomads. Exh. cat., Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University. East Lansing, November 18-December 21, 1984, no. 19.