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16th century
Attributed to Iran
Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), metal wrapped thread; asymmetrical knotted pile, brocaded
Rug: L. 168 in. (426.7 cm) W. 79 in. (200.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1932
Accession Number:
Not on view
George F. Baker, New York (by 1910–32; gifted to MMA)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Loan Exhibition of Early Oriental Rugs," November 1, 1910–January 15, 1911, no. 26.

Valentiner, William Reinhold. Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of Early Oriental Rugs. New York: Gilliss Press, 1910. no. 26, pp. 31-33, ill. pl. 26 (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. 8, pp. 49, 99, ill. fig. 70 (b/w).

Ellis, Charles. Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988. p. 171.

Berinstain, Valerie. Great Carpets of the World. New York: Vendome Press, 1996. p. 175, ill. pl. 150 (b/w).

Canby, Sheila R. "The Islamic Galleries at The Met." Arts of Asia, Arts of Asia, vol. 42 (September/October 2012). no. 1, 101.

Denny, Walter B. "Textiles and Carpets in the Metropolitan Museum's New ALTICALSA Galleries." Arts of Asia 2012 (2012). p. 101, ill. fig. 1 (color).

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