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Carpet with a Compartment Design

Object Name: Carpet
Date: first half 16th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: H. 196 in. (497.8 cm) W. 134 in. (340.4 cm) Tube: H. 146 in. (370.8 cm) Weight: 79 lbs. (198 lbs. rolled on tube. tube is 119 lbs. empty) Diam. 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Frederick C. Hewitt Fund, 1910
Accession Number: 10.61.3

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