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Carpet with Repeating Medallion Pattern on Red Background
Object Name: Carpet
Date: 19th century
Geography: Turkey
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Wool; (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: H. 87 15/16 in. (223.4 cm) W. 72 in. (182.88 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1971
Accession Number: 1971.263.9

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