The fragment is a piece cut from a large carpet measuring 7,40 x 3 m. In the foreground is a deer whose dark olive-green coat is spotted pink, surrounded by a coloured floral background and pinned down by a white leopard.


  • Title: Carpet fragment
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Second half 16th century AD
  • Location Created: Iran
  • Physical Dimensions: w110 x h60 cm
  • Object Hegira dates: Second half 10th century
  • Key-words: Carpet, Safavid
  • Dynasties: Safavid
  • Type: Textile materials
  • Rights: All Rights Reserved - MAO Museo d'Arte Orientale, Turin
  • Medium: Wool, silk

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