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Carpet

Factory:
probably Axminster (British, 20th century)
Manufacturer:
probably Thomas Whitty
Date:
ca. 1780–90
Culture:
British, Devon, Axminster
Medium:
Wool
Dimensions:
Overall: H. 276 x W. 192 in. (701 x 487.7 cm); Tube length: 216 in. (18 feet)
Classification:
Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line:
Purchase, funds from various donors, 1957
Accession Number:
57.162a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 515
Earl of Ellenborough ; [ Partridge , 1957; sold to MMA]
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