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'Chessboard' Carpet

Object Name: Carpet
Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Geography: probably Syria
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Animal hair (warp and pile), wool (weft); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: H. 73 1/2 in. (186.7 cm) W. 51 in. (129.5 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1969
Accession Number: 69.267

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