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Asian Art

Carpet with Flowers and Animals

early 17th century

Silk tapestry

67 1/4 × 31 in.
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
Not on view
Persian, Iranian, Islamic
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)

Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art, 2, exh. cat. (New York: The Iranian Institue, 1940), 15.

Persian Art through Four Millenia, exh. cat. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 1940), no. 109.

Loretta N Staples, A Sense of Pattern: Textile Masterworks from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1981), 23, no. 16, ill.

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