Artist Islamic, Iranian
  • Animal Carpet
Date c. 1520/1570
Medium Silk pile on a silk foundation
Dimensions H. 7' W. 5' 10"
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edsel B. Ford
Accession Number 25.23
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Ex-Coll.: Lady Ludlow, London, England.
Ex-coll.: Mr. and Mrs. Edsel Ford
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Erdmann, Kurt, Siebenhundert Jahre Orientteppiche, Herford, 1966, fig. 182.

Iranian Institute, NYC, Exhibition of Persian Art, 1940, p. 9.

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Los Angeles County Museum, Woven Treasures of Persian Art, April-May 1959, cat. no. 63.

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DIA Handbook (1971), p. 67.

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Herrmann, Eberhart, 'A Great Discovery’, in Hali, 36, (1987), pp. 49, 105 (cited).

Mancoff, Debra N. and Beal, Graham W. J., Treasures of the DIA, Detroit Institute of Arts, 2007, no. 57, p.92