Fragment of a Carpet with Niche and Flower Design

Object Name: Carpet fragment
Date: 1630–40
Geography: India or Pakistan, Kashmir or Lahore
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), pashmina wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Textile: L. 6 in. (15.2 cm) W. 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm) Mount: L. 10 3/4 in. (27.3 cm) W. 30 5/8 in. (77.8 cm) D. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.722

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