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Joseph V. McMullan Ottoman court carpet fragment, Cairo, Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


Fragment of an Ottoman Court Carpet
Date: last quarter 16th century
Geography: Egypt
Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: L. 62 in. (157.5 cm) W. 69 1/4 in. (175.9 cm) Wt. 21lbs. (9.5 kg) with cradle
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1972
Accession Number: 1972.80.1
This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 460

Joseph V. McMullan , New York (by 196572)