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Carpet for an Imperial Favorite

Arts of the Islamic World

MEDIUM Silk?, velvet and brocade with metallic thread
DATES mid to late 19th century
DYNASTY Qing Dynasty
DIMENSIONS Old Dims: 136 x 72 in. (345.4 x 182.9 cm) New Dims 2005: 136 1/2 x 72 1/2 in. (346.7 x 184.2 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Carmen and Jeffrey White
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CAPTION Carpet for an Imperial Favorite, mid to late 19th century. Silk?, velvet and brocade with metallic thread, Old Dims: 136 x 72 in. (345.4 x 182.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Carmen and Jeffrey White, 1995.190. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1995.190_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.1995.190_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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