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Art of the Islamic world 640 to now

Unit 2: Lesson 3

Later period

Ottoman prayer carpet with triple-arch design

Carpet with Triple-Arch Design, c. 1575–90, silk (warp and weft), wool (pile), cotton (pile), attributed to Turkey, possibly Istanbul, 172.7 x 127 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art). A conversation with Dr. Ariel Fein and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Created by Smarthistory.

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