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Fragment of a Garden Carpet

Object Name:
probably late 18th–early 19th century
Attributed to Western Iran
Cotton (warp and weft), wool (weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
H. 40 1/16 in. (101.7 cm) W. 36 in. (91.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Joseph V. McMullan, 1973
Accession Number:
Not on view
Dr. Wilhelm Bode, Berlin (from 1909); Art market, Baghdad (1936); Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 1965–d. 1973; bequeathed to MMA)
McMullan, Joseph V., and Ernst J. Grube. Islamic Carpets. New York: Near Eastern Art Research Center, 1965. no. 24, pp. 100-101, ill. pl. 24 (color).

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