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Collector:
Diana K. Myers  Search this
Donor Name:
Diana K. Myers  Search this
Length - Object:
175 cm
Width - Object:
91 cm
Culture:
Tibetan  Search this
Object Type:
Rug
Place:
Tibet, Asia
Accession Date:
26 Jan 1987
Collection Date:
1981
Notes:
FINELY WOVEN PILE RUG WITH A DESIGN OF 3 LOTUSES AND THE THREE FRUIT SYMBOL IN ITS CENTER ON AN ORANGE GROUND. THE THREE FRUITS SYMBOL, COMMONLY FOUND IN TIBETAN RUGS, IS DEPICTED QUITE NATURALISTICALLY ON THIS RUG. WITH A PEACH, POMEGRANITE AND CITRON FROM LEFT TO RIGHT. WOOL WARP AND WEFT. THERE ARE NO BORDER DESIGNS BUT SMALL FRINGES ON ONLY ONE SIDE. FOR REFERENCE REGARDING SIMILAR RUGS, SEE KULOY, PLATES 47-9. SEE ALSO MYERS, PAGES 79 & 103, FOR DESCRIPTION OF THIS RUG.
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2014
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
358171
USNM Number:
E423213-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/322af098b-f01d-49e4-bba6-364ab7046f77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8456211