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Pardeh (hanging)

Photo: Scott Leen

Pardeh (hanging)

late 19th century

Unknown artist


Silk warp ikat, cotton weft, natural dyes
87 x 60 3/4 in. (221 x 154.3 cm)
Gift of David and Marita Paly
Provenance: Purchased at auction in the United Kingdom by [Ali Istalfi, Kabul, Afghanistan, and London, England, ca. 2015]; sold to David Paly, Gig Harbor, Washington, 2005; to Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2022
Photo: Scott Leen
Not currently on view

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