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Harshang Carpet

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Northwestern Iran or Caucasus
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 274 in. (696 cm) W. 106 in. (269.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1968
Accession Number:
68.219
Not on view
Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 1965–68; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Islamic Carpets: The Joseph V. McMullan Collection," June 11, 1970–August 2, 1970, no. 70.

McMullan, Joseph V., and Ernst J. Grube. Islamic Carpets. New York: Near Eastern Art Research Center, 1965. no. 27, pp. 112-119, ill. pl. 27 (color).

Schurmann, Ulrich. "The Joseph V. McMullan Collection. New York." In Islamische Teppiche. Frankfurt: Museum für Kunsthandwerk Frankfurt, 1968. no. 16, pp. 40-41, ill. p. 41 (b/w).

"The Joseph V. McMullan Collection." In Islamic Carpets. New York, 1970. no. 70.

Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 52, pp. 78, 115, ill. fig. 108 (b/w).

Swietochowski, Marie, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. Notable Acquisitions 1965–1975 (1975). p. 136, ill. (b/w).

Denny, Walter B. How to Read Islamic Carpets. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014. pp. 96-97, ill. fig. 82 (color).



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