Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Rug: L. 338 in. (858.5 cm)
W. 128 in. (325.1 cm)
Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1964
Not on view
Stefano Bardini, Florence (before 1904); Charles Tyson Yerkes, New York (in 1904); [ Jacques Seligman, Paris, in 1922]; Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 1960–64; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Islamic Carpets: The Joseph V. McMullan Collection," June 11, 1970–August 2, 1970, no. 73.
"[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. 11, p. 36, ill. pl. VII (color).
McMullan, Joseph V., and Ernst J. Grube. Islamic Carpets. New York: Near Eastern Art Research Center, 1965. no. 11, pp. 56-63, ill. pl. 11 (color).
Ettinghausen, Richard. "Islamic Carpets. The Joseph V. McMullan Collection." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 28, no. 10 (1970). pp. 409, 410, ill. p. 410 (color).
"The Joseph V. McMullan Collection." In Islamic Carpets. New York, 1970. no. 73.
Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 4, p. 97, ill. p. 97 (b/w).
Bier, Carol, ed. "Textile Arts of Safavid and Qajar Iran 16th–19th Centuries." In Woven from the Soul, Spun from the Heart. Washington, D.C.: Textile Museum, 1987. p. 99, ill. fig. 1c.