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Carpet

Date:
late 16th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
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)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Islamic Carpets: The Joseph V. McMullan Collection," June 11, 1970–August 2, 1970, no. 48.

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.

"[catalogue of an exhibition held at the] Hayward Gallery, London, 19 October –10 December 1972." In Islamic Carpets from the Joseph V. McMullan Collection. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1972. no. 14, p. 37, ill. pl. II (color).

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).

"The Joseph V. McMullan Collection." In Islamic Carpets. New York, 1970. no. 48.

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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