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Carpet

Date:
16th century
Geography:
Attributed to Northwestern Iran
Medium:
Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions:
H. 230 in. (584.2 cm) W. 94 in. (238.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number:
22.100.75
Not on view
James F. Ballard, St. Louis, MO (until 1922; gifted to MMA)
Breck, Joseph, and Frances Morris. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art." In The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1923. no. 1, p.3, ill. (b/w).

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 282, ill. fig. 187 (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. 1, pp. 39, 96, ill. fig. 59 (b/w).



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