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Early Azerbaijan "Garden" rug fragment, NW Iran, 18th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Theodore M. Davis Collection


Garden carpet
Fragment Date: 18th century
Geography: Northwestern Iran (Azerbaijan) or Kurdistan
Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: L. 109 in. (276.9 cm) W. 170 in. (431.8 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs Credit Line: Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number: 30.95.150
This artwork is not on display

Provenance
Theodore M. Davis, New York (until 1915); On loan from his estate during settlement of estate (191530)