The 'Simonetti' Carpet

Object Name: Carpet
Date: ca. 1500
Geography: Egypt, probably Cairo
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Wool (warp, weft, and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: Rug: L. 353 in. (896.6 cm) W. 94 in. (238.8 cm) Tube: L. 106 in. (269.2 cm) Diam. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1970
Accession Number: 1970.105

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