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Felt Mat


Artist Unknown (Afghanistan)


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Felt Mat, Artist Unknown (Afghanistan)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Wool, cotton; embroidery, appliqué
Size: 130 x 48 1/2 in. (330.2 x 123.2 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Afghanistan
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Afghanistan
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Mark '786-', on back in white, untranslated
Physical Description: cotton applique; embroidered and applique felt rug; applied braided fringe; finger looped(?) edge; red ground with four diamond patterns across central stripe, each diamond divided into four
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta G. Simmons
Accession Number: 95.116.5
Added to Site: February 28, 2009