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Carpet

Date:
17th century
Geography:
Attributed to Egypt
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
Rug: L. 136 in. (345.4 cm) W. 113 1/2 in. (288.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.55
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. 21, p. 14, ill. (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. 104, pp. 199, 232, ill. fig. 185 (b/w).



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