Asian Art

Textile Fragment

7th–8th century

Silk, possibly weft-faced compound twill

30 3/4 x 19 in. (78.1 x 48.3 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2017.54.18
Culture: 
Central Asian
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

From the Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, CT. Purchased during Asia Week in NYC from Carlo Cristi, dealer in Milano, Italy, Sept. 2011.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.