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Antique Ladik rug, Sarayönü, Konya Region, Central Anatolia, Turkey, c1800. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Date: ca. 1800
Geography: Turkey, Ladik
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Wool
Dimensions: H. 110 1/4 in. (280 cm) W. 45 in.. (114.3 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Provenance: Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 1965–d. 1973; bequeathed to MMA)
Accession Number: 1974.149.41
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York