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Carpet

Date:
18th century
Geography:
Azerbaijan, Kuba
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 111 in. (281.94 cm) W. 73 in. (185.42 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.95.144
Not on view
Theodore M. Davis, New York (by 1910–d. 1915; bequeathed to MMA)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Early Oriental Rugs," November 1, 1910–January 15, 1911.

Valentiner, William Reinhold. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Early Oriental Rugs. New York: Gilliss Press, 1910. no. 6, pp. 8-9, ill. pl. 6 (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 320.

Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 165, pp. 269, 279, ill. fig. 232 (b/w).



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