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Carpet

Date:
early 19th century
Geography:
Azerbaijan, probably Shirvan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile), supplementary weft brocaded (soumak)
Dimensions:
Rug with fringe: H. 141 in. (358.1 cm) W. 87 1/2 in. (222.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.19
Not on view
James F. Ballard, St. Louis, MO (until 1922; gifted to MMA
Breck, Joseph, and Frances Morris. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1923. no. 91, p. 46, ill. (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. Peasant and Nomad Rugs of Asia. New York: Asia House Gallery, 1961. no. 22, pp. 33, 79, ill. p. 33 (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. 182, pp. 275-285, ill. fig. 244 (b/w).



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