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Textile in Cotton from West Asia

Textile, Cotton, West Asia

Works of Art (9)

Anhalt carpet, mid-16th century, Iran, Cotton warp, silk weft, wool pile, asymmetrically knotted (46.128)
Dragon Carpet, 19th century, Caucasus region, Wool, cotton; plain weave with supplementary-weft embroidery (Soumak) (1971.263.5)
Garden carpet, Qajar period (1779–1925), ca. 1800, Northwestern Iran or Kurdistan, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), symmetrically knotted pile (67.156)
Khorasan-type carpet fragment, late 16th or early 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Cotton and silk (foundation), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile (2001.54)
The Seley Carpet, Safavid period (1501–1722), late 16th century, Iran, Silk (warp), cotton (weft), wool (weft and pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (1978.550)
Textile fragment, late 10th century; cAbbasid, Probably Iraq, Cotton, plain weave with painted inscription (31.106.32)
Tiraz fragment from an ikat shawl, Ziyadid period (818–1018), late 9th–early 10th century, Yemen, Cotton, ink, and gold, plain weave, resist dyed (ikat), painted, inscription: black ink and gold leaf, painted (29.179.9)
Towel end, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), early 19th century, Turkey, Linen, silk, metal-wrapped thread, plain weave, embroidered (79.1.275)
Velvet panel with flowering plants, first half of 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Silk, cotton, flat metal thread; cut and voided velvet, brocaded (12.72.5)