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Shawl or Blanket (Handira)

late 19th century

Wool

45 1/2 × 46 in. (115.6 × 116.8 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
2018.167.4
Geography: 
Tunisia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Tunisian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Collected in Tunisia in 1978 by Sarah B. Sherill, New York; gifted in 2018 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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