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Carpet

Date:
late 16th century
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 288 3/4 in. (733.4 cm) W. 120 1/8 in (305.1 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1959
Accession Number:
59.59
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).



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