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Triple Niche Carpet

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
dated A.H. 1182/ A.D. 1768–69
Geography:
probably Western Turkey
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool
Dimensions:
Rug: H. 81 in. (205.7 cm) W. 66 in. (167.6 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Bequest of Joseph V. McMullan, 1973
Accession Number:
1974.149.20
Not on view
Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 1965–d. 1973; bequeathed to MMA)
McMullan, Joseph V., and Ernst J. Grube. Islamic Carpets. New York: Near Eastern Art Research Center, 1965. no. 92, pp. 284-285, ill. pl. 92 (color).

McMullan, Joseph V. "Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution 1966–1968." In Rugs from the Joseph V. McMullan Collection. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1966. no. 34, pp. 48-49, ill. p. 49.

Arts Council of Great Britain. Islamic Carpets from the Collection of Joseph V. McMullan. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1972. no. 92, p. 51, ill. pl. XXXIII.

Denny, Walter B. How to Read Islamic Carpets. New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014. p. 51, ill. fig. 36 (color).



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