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Shrub Carpet

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
early 18th century
Geography:
Iran, probably Isfahan or Kerman
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Cotton (warp), wool (weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. left edge: 107in. (271.8cm) H. right edge: 105 1/2in. (268cm) W. TOP: 67 1/2in. (171.5cm) W. BOTTOM: 69in. (175.3cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.76
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. 10, p. 7, ill. (b/w).

Harari, Ralph, and Richard Ettinghausen. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, edited by Arthur Upham Pope. Vol. I-VI. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1938. ill. v. VI, pl.1231.

Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 41, pp. 81, 110-111, ill. fig. 111 (b/w).

Ellis, Charles. Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988. pp. 203-205, ill. fig. 57b (b/w).

Ferrier, Ronald W., ed. The Arts of Persia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. p. 126, ill. pl. 17 (b/w).



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