Vase-technique Carpet with Overlapping Cartouches

Object Name: Carpet
Date: 17th century
Geography: Iran, probably Kirman or Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Cotton (warp), silk (weft), wool (weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: L. 189 in. (480.1 cm) W. 127 in. (322.6 cm) Tube: L. 140 in. (355.6 cm) Diam. 20 in. (50.8 cm) Wt. 75 lbs. (34 kg) (Carpet weighed with 120 lb. tube at 195 lbs.)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Horace Havemeyer, 1956
Accession Number: 56.185.1

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