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Carpet

Date:
early 19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Azerbaijan, probably Shirvan
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
Asia Society. "Peasant and Nomadic Rugs of Asia," 1961, no. 22.

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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