The Emperor's Carpet

Object Name: Carpet
Date: second half 16th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: L. 299 in. (759.5 cm) W. 133 1/2 in. (339.1 cm) Wt. on a 10" tube: 144 lbs. (65.3 kg)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1943
Accession Number: 43.121.1

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