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Carpet with Coat of Arms

15th century
28 ft. 10 in. × 93 1/2 in. (878.8 × 237.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of George Blumenthal, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: Arms: Per pale. Dexter azure, oak branch or and giles. Sinister or, oak branch and gules. Bosth branches spring from a tree trunk azure, on the pale. Arms unmodified.
George and Florence Blumenthal, Paris and New York (until 1941)
Dimand, Maurice Sven, and Jean Mailey. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1973. no. 150, pp. 262, fig. 218, ill. p. 255.

Ellis, Charles. Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia Mueum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988. pp. 245-46.

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