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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: H. 98 1/16 in. (249 cm) W. 67 5/16 in. (171 cm) Mount: H. 106 1/2 in. (270.5 cm) W. 75 1/4 in. (191.1 cm) D. 3 in. (7.6 cm) Object not yet weighed. Test lifted, Estimated weight 200lbs.
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Douglas M. Moffat, 1958
Accession Number: 58.46

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