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Asian Art
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Phulkari Shawl

ca. 1890–1920

Cotton, plain weave with silk floss embroidery

102 15/16 × 52 in. (261.5 × 132.1 cm)
Gift of Geetanjali and Nayan Chanda in honor of Geetanjali’s mother, Amarjit Bhagwant Singh, and the Attic Collection, Delhi
2015.58.2
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Pakistani
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

The Attic collection of Amarjit Bhagwant Singh, New Delhi, India, and then to her daughter Geetanjali Chanda, faculty at Yale.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.