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Textile in Wool from West Asia

Textile, Wool, West Asia

Works of Art (24)

Anhalt carpet, mid-16th century, Iran, Cotton warp, silk weft, wool pile, asymmetrically knotted (46.128)
Carpet with a compartment design, Safavid period (1501–1722), first half of 16th century, Iran, silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (10.61.3)
Carpet with palm trees, ibexes, and birds, Mughal period (1526–1858), late 16th–early 17th century, Present-day Pakistan, Lahore, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (17.190.858)
Carpet, 16th century, Probably Turkey, Animal hair (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile (69.267)
Carpet, 17th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (08.173.13)
Carpet, 18th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (1974.149.15)
Carpet, late 18th century, Caucasus, Turkey, Woolen warp, weft, and pile (1970.302.10)
Carpet, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), dated A.H. 1188 / A.D. 1774, Turkey, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (weft), silk (weft), metal-wrapped silk thread; tapestry-woven (62.156)
Dragon Carpet, 19th century, Caucasus region, Wool, cotton; plain weave with supplementary-weft embroidery (Soumak) (1971.263.5)
The Emperor's Carpet (detail), mid-16th century, Iran (probably Herat), Silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (43.121.1)
Ensemble, late 19th–early 20th century, Palestinian, Silk, wool, metallic thread (C.I.39.91.14a–f)
Fragments of a carpet with lattice and blossom pattern, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1650, India or present-day Pakistan, Kashmir or Lahore, Silk (warp and weft), pashmina wool (pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (14.40.723)
Garden carpet, Qajar period (1779–1925), ca. 1800, Northwestern Iran or Kurdistan, Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile), symmetrically knotted pile (67.156)
Hanging, Qajar period (1779–1925), 19th century, Iran, Rasht, wool, plain weave, joined, embroidered (10.33.1)
Khorasan-type carpet fragment, late 16th or early 17th century; Safavid, Iran, Cotton and silk (foundation), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile (2001.54)
"Lotto" Carpet, 16th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile); symmetrically knotted pile (08.167.1)
Medallion rug with a field of flowers, 17th century; Safavid, Probably Kirman, Iran, Wool pile on cotton, wool, and silk foundation (1970.302.2)
Rug with confronted animals, 14th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), symmetrically knotted pile (1990.61)
Rug, 18th century, Caucasus, Wool (22.100.122)
Rug, 19th century; Ottoman, Western Anatolia, Wool warp, weft, and pile; Gördes (Anatolian) knot, about 42 knots per square inch (1974.149.29)
The Seley Carpet, Safavid period (1501–1722), late 16th century, Iran, Silk (warp), cotton (weft), wool (weft and pile), asymmetrically knotted pile (1978.550)
"Star Ushak" carpet, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), late 15th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), symmetrically knotted pile (58.63)
Ushak medallion carpet on white ground, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), first half of 17th century, Turkey, Wool (warp, weft, and pile), symmetrically knotted pile (1984.69)
Woven Tapestry Fragment, Umayyad period (661–750), mid-8th century, Iran, Iraq, or Egypt, Wool, tapestry weave (50.83)