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Carpet

Date:
first half 19th century
Geography:
Turkey
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
L. 51 x W. 46 in. (129.54 x 116.84 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Gift of Melita Blin, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.327
Not on view
Berenice C. Ballard(by 1919–d. 1947); her estate sale, Sotheby's, New York, October 27, 1950, no. 140, to private collection; Christie's, New York, May 27, 1987, no. 69, to Blin; Melita Blin, New York (1987; gifted to MMA)
"October 27, 1950." In Rare Oriental Rugs, Chinese Art, and Paintings from the Estate of the Late Berenice C. Ballard. New York: Park-Bernet, New York, 1950. no. 140.

"May 27, 1987." In Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets. New York: Christie's, New York, 1987. no. 69, p. 39, ill. (color).



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