Silk carpet

Location: Turkey, Istanbul

Materials: Silk foundation, silk knotted pile (symmetrical knots) with silk and gilt-metal wrapped warps

Dimensions: 184 x 134.3 cm

Accession Number: TXT 458

Other Notes:

Inscription: takbir; four couplets from a qasidah of Manuchehr Damghani; Ayat al-kursi; invocations to God


most likely form the workshop of Zareh Penyamine