Mughal carpets

Mughal carpets have been made in the area around Agra in India and Lahore (now Pakistan) in the 16th and 17th centuries.

Detail of Moghul carpet circa 1610, probably Lahore Pakistan. Museum of Islamic Art Berlin
Detail of Carpet with Palm Trees, Ibexes, and Birds. Late 16th–early 17th century. Probably made in Lahore in the early Mughal period. MET Islamic Art galleries. (Worlds most famous collection of Islamic art is now open for the public)
A Mughal silk rug, India, 17th century. Size approximately 7ft. 4in. by 5ft. 1in. (2.23 by 1.55m.) (Sothebys 5 June 2013)
Lot 250. A 17th century Mughal carpet fragment, North India, 66cm x 66cm (Bonhams 18 December 2012)
Mughal pashmina piled rug fragment around 1700, 190 x 140 cm. (Exhibitor Markus Voigt at Sartirana Textile Show 2011)

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