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Carpet

Date:
17th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
Textile: L. 164 in. (416.6 cm) W. 71 in. (180.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.711
Not on view
Benjamin Altman, New York (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 295, ill. fig. 196 (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. "The seventeenth century Isfahan school of rug weaving." In Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, edited by Richard Ettinghausen. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972. p. 256, ill. fig. 2 (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. 30, pp. 70, 107, ill. fig. 99 (b/w).

Ellis, Charles. Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988. pp. 217-218.



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