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)

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The Ottoman prayer carpet at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Cite this page as: Dr. Ariel Fein and Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank, "Ottoman prayer carpet with triple-arch design," in Smarthistory, October 11, 2022, accessed March 25, 2023,