'Polonaise' Carpet

Object Name: Carpet
Date: first half 17th century
Geography: Iran, probably Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), silk (weft and pile), metal-wrapped thread; asymmetrically knotted pile, brocaded
Dimensions: Rug: L. 161 in. (408.9 cm) W. 68 1/2 in. (174 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1950
Accession Number: 50.190.3

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