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The Anhalt Medallion Carpet

Object Name: Carpet
Date: probably first half 16th century
Geography: Iran
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Cotton (warp), silk (weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: H. 312 in. (792.5 cm) W. 165 in. (419.1 cm) Wt. on 8" tube - 184 lbs. (83.5 kg)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1946
Accession Number: 46.128

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