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Prayer Rug with Triple Arch Design

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
probably late 18th century
Geography:
Turkey, Central Anatolia, Konya
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
L. 56 in. x W. 43 in.
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Gift from the Collection of Hillary Black Dumas and Dr. D. Gilbert Dumas, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.458.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 459
[ Art market, Paris, until 1979; sold to Black Dumas]; Hillary Black Dumasand D. Gilbert Dumas, Kensington, CA (1979–2009; gifted to MMA)
Eiland, Murray L. Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide. Rev. 3rd ed. London, 1998. p. 189, ill. fig. 157.



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