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Asian Art

Two pieces of resist dyed cotton

13th–14th century

Warp and weft irregularly spun cotton

9 × 12 in. (22.9 × 30.5 cm)
The Hobart Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4559
Culture: 
Indian, Egyptian
Period: 
12th–14th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York purchased in Cairo in 1936; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

R. Pfister, Les toiles imprime´es de Fostat et l’Hindoustan (Paris: Les Editions d’art et d’histoire, 1938), pl. XIV, fig. d.

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