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Asian Art

Kilim

second half 19th century

Slit-weave tapestry; wool

48 1/2 × 40 in. (123.2 × 101.6 cm)
Gift of Sarah B. Sherrill in memory of her grandfather Charles H. Sherrill, B.A. 1889, and father, Gibbs W. Sherrill, B.A. 1931
2018.167.2
Geography: 
Iran
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian
Period: 
Qajar dynasty (1789–1925)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Arthur D. Jenkins (1897–1988) Collection, Mascoutah, IL; acquired by Sarah B. Sherill, New York; gifted in 2018 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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