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Ballard Mamluk  medallion carpet, Cairo, Egypt, late 15th / early 16th century The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York


Date: early 16th century
Geography: probably Egypt, probably Cairo
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Wool, (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: H. 84 in. (213.4 cm) W. 105 in. (266.7 cm)
Credit Line: The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number: 22.100.52