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"Polonaise"

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Silk (warp, weft and pile), metal-wrapped thread; asymmetrically knotted pile, brocaded
Dimensions:
H. 104 in. (264.2 cm) W. 58 in. (147.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.716
Not on view
Benjamin Altman, New York (until d. 1913; bequeathed to MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. "New York June 10–September 21, 1930." In Loan Exhibition of Persian Rugs of the So-Called Polish Type. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1930. ill. pl. VIII (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 299, ill. fig. 198 (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. 21, pp. 63, 104, ill. fig. 88 (b/w).



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