Detail View: The AMICA Library: Hunting carpet

AMICA ID: 
BMFA.66.293
AMICA Library Year: 
1998
Object Type: 
Textiles
Creator Name: 
Mirak, Aqa
Creator Nationality: 
Asian; Middle Eastern; Persian
Creator Role: 
designers
Note: 
Probably designed by
Creator Name-CRT: 
Aqa Mirak
Creator Name: 
Sultan Muhammad
Creator Nationality: 
Asian; Middle Eastern; Persian
Creator Role: 
designers
Creator Dates/Places: 
Persian
Note: 
Probably designed by
Creator Name-CRT: 
Sultan Muhammad
Title: 
Hunting carpet
View: 
Detail
Creation Date: 
about 1530
Creation Start Date: 
1520
Creation End Date: 
1540
Materials and Techniques: 
Silk warp, silk weft, silk knotted pile (asymmetrical knot), supplementary pattern weft of metallic yarns
Style or Period: 
Safavid
Creation Place: 
Iran
Dimensions: 
480.1 x 225 cm (189 x 88 9/16 in.)
AMICA Contributor: 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Owner Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
ID Number: 
66.293
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Goelet, Centennial Purchase Fund, and restricted funds
Rights: 
Context: 
Probably from the royal looms of Shah Tahmasp
Context - Date: 
ruled Persia 1524-1576
Context - Person: 
Shah Tahmasp (patron)
Context - Place: 
Persia
Related Image Identifier Link: 
BMFA.136-38.TIF