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Polonaise Carpet with Trefoil Border

Object Name:
Carpet
Date:
17th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran, probably Kashan, possibly Isfahan
Medium:
Silk, metal thread
Dimensions:
L. 81 x W. 55 in. (205.74 x 139.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1952
Accession Number:
52.136.1
Not on view
Mrs. Byron C. Foy, New York (until 1952; gifted to MMA)
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