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Description

Prayer rug with geometric pattern on blue field. Serrated leaf and wineglass border. Repeating triangle guard. At one end S-sided ghul to be oriented towards Mecca.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Middle East
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wool (hair)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Religious Objects
Descriptive terms
prayer rugs
Rug, Prayer
wool (hair)
Dimensions
42 1/2 x 30 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.436
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
305359

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