Description & Technical information

In the 19th century, Kirman was the place for  portraits. Many travellers and Western residents had their portraits made in fine carpets, probably after paintings or photographs.
This image of the Holy Virgin with child was an order for a church or a ious person.

Date:  Around 1900
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  Iran
Medium: warp and weft: cotton, pile: wool
Dimensions: 83 x 63 cm (32⁷/₁₀ x 24⁴/₅ inches)
Categories: Textiles