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Mamluk Carpet, Cairo, Egypt. Brooklyn Museum

Medium: Wool
Dates: late 15th-early 16th century
Dimensions: 78 1/4 x 51 1/4 in. (198.8 x 130.2 cm) (show scale)
Collections: Arts of the Islamic World
Museum Location: This item is not on view
Accession Number: 43.24.3
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt
Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY-NC
Caption: Mamluk Carpet, late 15th-early 16th century. Wool, 78 1/4 x 51 1/4 in. (198.8 x 130.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic B. Pratt, 43.24.3. Creative Commons-BY-NC
Image: overall, 43.24.3_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph