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Early  Shirvan "Shield Palmette" carpet, Azerbaijan. 18th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Medium: Wool (warp, weft, pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: L. 180 in. (457.2 cm) W. 80 in. (203.2 cm)
Credit Line: The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922
Accession Number: 22.100.118
This artwork is not on display