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A Safavid carpet, Herat, mid-16th–early 17th century, Shah Tahmasb I or Muhammed Khudabanda Period

Medium: Silk (warp), cotton (weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
H. 99 3/4 in. (253.4 cm) W. 70 in. (177.8 cm)

Credit Line: Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917
Accession Number: 17.120.127
Metropolitan Museum