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Carpet

Date:
last quarter 16th century
Geography:
Egypt, Cairo
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silk (warp), wool (weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
Rug: L. 164 3/4 in. (418.5 cm) Top of Rug : W. 95 1/4 in. (241.9 cm) Bottom of Rug: W. 102 5/8 in. (260.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.57
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. 19, p. 13, ill. (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 307, ill. fig. 203 (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. 102, pp. 198, 232, ill. fig. 183 (b/w).

Ekhtiar, Maryam, Sheila R. Canby, Navina Haidar, and Priscilla P. Soucek, ed. Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1st ed. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. no. 236, pp. 8, 287, 331, ill. p. 331 (color), figs. 10, 11 (b/w).



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