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Bird Ushak carpet, XVII century, Philadelphia Museum of Art


Date: 17th century
Medium: Wool
Dimensions: 5 feet 8 inches x 4 feet 2 inches (172.7 x 127 cm)
Curatorial Department: East Asian Art, Gallery 221, Asian Art, second floor
Accession Number: 1955-65-12
Credit Line: The Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection, 1955