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Dragon Carpet

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Azerbaijan, probably Kuba
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft, pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
Textile: L. 184 in. (467.4 cm) W. 86 in. (218.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.119
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. 17, p. 12, 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. 159, pp. 267, 277, ill. fig. 228 (b/w).

Ellis, Charles. Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988. p. 139.



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