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Carpet

Date:
17th century
Geography:
Iran, probably Isfahan or Kerman
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 143 3/4 in. (365.1 cm) W. 86 1/2 in. (219.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.68
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. 8, p. 7, 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. 297, ill. fig. 197 (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. 38, p. 110, ill. p. 110 (b/w).



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