Silk Kashan Carpet

Object Name: Carpet
Date: 16th century
Geography: Iran, probably Kashan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Silk (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: L. 96 in. (243.8 cm) W. 65 in. (165.1 cm) Mount: L. 101 3/4 in. (258.4 cm) W. 72 1/2 in. (184.2 cm) D. 3 in. (7.6 cm) Estimated weight: 200 lbs.
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.724

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