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Carpet Fragment

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
14th–15th century
Geography:
Attributed to Turkey
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
Textile: H. 10 in. (25.4 cm) W. 7 in. (17.8 cm) Mount: H. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm) W. 11 in. (27.9 cm) D. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.170.89
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 460
This fragment is one of the oldest surviving examples of Turkish carpet weaving. Originally the pattern was decorated with highly stylized birds and lozenge-like motifs.
[ Joseph Abemayor, Cairo, until 1927; sold to H.E. Winlock for MMA]
Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 67, pp. 175, 220, ill. fig. 144 (b/w).



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