Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
H. 288 3/4 in. (733.4 cm)
W. 120 1/8 in (305.1 cm)
Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1959
Not on view
[ Dikran G. Kelekian, New York, by 1926–at least 1938]; Joseph V. McMullan, New York (until 1959; gifted to MMA)
Harari, Ralph, and Richard Ettinghausen. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, edited by Arthur Upham Pope. Vol. I-VI. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1938. v. III, p. 2363, ill. v. VI, pl. 1186.
"The Joseph V. McMullan Collection." In Islamic Carpets. New York, 1970. no. 48.
McMullan, Joseph V., and Ernst J. Grube. Islamic Carpets. New York: Near Eastern Art Research Center, 1965. no. 14, 69-8-75, ill. pl. 14 (color).
Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 27, pp. 68, 106, ill. fig. 95 (b/w).