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Carpet

Date:
mid-16th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
L. 115.25 in. (292.7 cm) W. 77.5 in. (196.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.77
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. 5, p. 5, 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. 294, ill. fig. 195 (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. 28, pp. 68, 106, ill. fig. 96 (b/w).



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