Carpet collection at Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Arts Asian collections include an important group of Persian and Anatolian carpets from the 16-18th centuries. The circa 15 carpets on display also include Spanish, Syrian and Egyptian carpets.

Marquand Medallion Carpet. 16th century Persia. 353.1 x 179.1 cm. Philadelphia Museum of Art: The John D. McIlhenny Collection, bequest of Mrs. John D. McIlhenny, 1943
Bird Rug. Anatolia 17-18 century. 188 x 160 cm. Philadelphia Museum of Art: The John D. McIlhenny Collection, bequest of Mrs. John D. McIlhenny, 1943.
Tree Carpet. Persia 16-17 th century. 528 x 358 cm. Philadelphia Museum of Art: The Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection, 1955.
“Admiral” Heraldic Carpet ca. 1429-1473, Spanish, possibly woven by Muslim craftsmen. 586.7 × 475 cm. The Joseph Lees Williams Memorial Collection, 1955.

Location and more information: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130


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