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Asian Art

Shawl of Interlocking Twill Tapestry

mid-19th century

Wool, interlocked twill tapestry, pieced construction

130 1/2 × 57 1/8 in. (331.5 × 145.1 cm)
Gift of Mrs. George St. J. Sheffield
1936.106
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Mrs. George St. John Sheffield (Amelia Maxcy Daggett) (1850–1937), Providence, RI; gifted in 1936 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

The Kashmir Shawl, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 32, 34, no. 21, ill.

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