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Carpet

Date:
16th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
Rug: L. 140 in. (355.6 cm) W. 71 1/4 in. (181 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Frederick C. Hewitt Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.61.2
Not on view
[ Vincent Robinson & Co., London, in 1892; sold to Yerkes]; Charles Tyson Yerkes, New York, after 1892–d. 1905; his estate 1905–10, sold to MMA)
Vincent J. Robinson. Eastern Carpets. London, 1882.

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 290, ill. fig. 192 (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 11, pp. 52, 100, ill. fig. 75 (b/w).



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