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Joseph V. McMullan Ottoman/Mamluk carpet fragment, Egypt, late 16th century?. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Date: last quarter 16th century
Geography: Egypt, Cairo
Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: H. 77 1/2 in. (196.9 cm) W. 55 1/2 in. (141 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1971
Accession Number: 1971.263.1
This artwork is not on display

Provenance
Joseph V. McMullan , New York (by 196571)