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Old June 5th, 2017, 06:23 PM   #18
Joel Greifinger
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Massachusetts
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Have you seen a complete, reasonably intact one in pile?
Hi Rich,

In his 2010 monograph on Afshar weaving, Tanavoli wrote that after forty years of looking, he had only come across two intact Afshar mafrashes, but hundreds of Afshar mafrash panels. All were woven in pile.

This one from the book is the only complete one I can remember seeing:

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