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Carpet

Date:
first half 17th century
Geography:
Iran, probably Kashan
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silk, metal-wrapped thread; tapestry weave
Dimensions:
H. 93 in. (236.2 cm) W. 57 in. (144.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.70
Not on view
Royal House of Saxony ; [ J. Glückselig& Son, Vienna, until 1931; sold to MMA]
Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 302, ill. fig. 200 (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. 24, pp. 65, 105, ill. fig. 91 (b/w).



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