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Mamluk Carpet, Cairo, Egypt, late 15th century. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 55-65-8.  Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection

Size: 143 x 201cm
Warps, wefts, pile: wool

Published: Valentiner, 1910, p 23, no.20; Bode and Kühnel, 1958, fig. 47; Ellis 1978, figure 6.