Carpet, Silk (warp) cotton (weft), wool (weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile

Carpet

Date:
17th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, probably Herat
Medium:
Silk (warp) cotton (weft), wool (weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 91 1/8 in. (231.4 cm)
W. 68 in. (172.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Frederick C. Hewitt Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.61.1
Not on view
[ Vincent Robinson & Co., London, in 1892]; Charles Tyson Yerkes, New York (until d. 1905; his estate 1905–10; sold to MMA)
Vincent J. Robinson. Eastern Carpets. London, 1882. ill. pl. 2.

Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 5, pp. 45, 98, fig. 66 (b/w).