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Polonaise Carpet

Object Name: Carpet
Date: 17th century
Geography: Iran, probably Kashan, possibly Isfahan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Cotton (warp), silk (weft and pile), metal-wrapped thread; asymmetrically knotted pile, brocaded
Dimensions: Rug: L. 113 in. (287 cm) W. 57 1/2 in. (146.1 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Horace Havemeyer, 1956
Accession Number: 56.185.4

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