Aqa Mirak / Hunting carpet / about 1530Aqa Mirak
Hunting carpet
about 1530

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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 Dates/Places: Persian
Creator Name-CRT: Sultan Muhammad
Title: Hunting carpet
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Creation Start Date: 1520
Creation End Date: 1540
Creation Date: about 1530
Creation Place: Iran
Object Type: Textiles
Materials and Techniques: Silk warp, silk weft, silk knotted pile (asymmetrical knot), supplementary pattern weft of metallic yarns
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
Style or Period: Safavid
Context: Probably from the royal looms of Shah Tahmasp
Context - Person: Shah Tahmasp (patron)
Context - Date: ruled Persia 1524-1576
Context - Place: Persia
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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