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Polonaise Carpet

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, probably Kashan, possibly Isfahan
Medium:
Silk (warp, weft, and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
L. 79.25 x W. 72.50 in. (201.3 x 184.2 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917
Accession Number:
17.120.143
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher, New York (until his d.1917; bequeathed to MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. "The seventeenth century Isfahan school of rug weaving." In Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, edited by Richard Ettinghausen. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1972. p. 265, ill. fig. 11 (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S., and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 23, pp. 64, 104, ill. fig. 90 (b/w).



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