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Sunburst carpet, late 17th–early 18th century,  Safavid Period, Azerbaijan. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
DIMENSIONS: 377 x 190 cm (148 7/16 x 74 13/16 in.)
MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE: Wool throughout; Giordes knot
ON VIEW: Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Colonnade - 204C

IMHO, it is a mid to late 18th century Azerbaijan carpet.