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Asian Art

Hanging for Sides of a Camel in a Bridal Procession (Asmalyk)

late 19th century

Wool with silk embroidery; backing: printed cotton (Russian trade cloth)

35 × 48 in. (88.9 × 121.9 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
2018.167.3
Geography: 
Central Asia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Central Asian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Collected by Sarah B. Sherill in Tehran bazaar in 1975; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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