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Carpet

Date:
16th century
Geography:
Northern Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
Rug: L. 273 in. (693.4 cm) W. 106 1/4 in. (269.9 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.718
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. 284, ill. fig. 188 (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. 2, pp. 41, 96, fig. 62 (b/w).

Ellis, Charles. Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988. pp. 176-177.



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