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Woven wool rug with a white cotton fringe depicting Ayatollah Khomeini. Shown in three-quarter profile, he is portrayed wearing a black turban and a brownish-yellow robe, with his characteristic white beard. The background and border is a sky-blue colour and the portrait is framed by three narrow borders in pink and white, resembling a picture frame.
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Length: 55 centimetres (excluding fringe)
Length: 63 centimetres (including fringe)
Width: 43 centimetres
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Presented to the BM following a trip to Tehran, when as Keeper, John E Curtis went to bring back the Cyrus Cylinder, with the Director of the BM, Neil MacGregor.
- Middle East
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