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Asian Art

Piece of compound cloth

19th century

Warp red silk, wefts gold, red and green all the time, blue and white in stripes as needed

6 1/8 × 5 1/4 in. (15.6 × 13.3 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1938.324
Geography: 
Made in Kashan (?)
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Arthur Upham Pope (1881–1969) and Phyllis Ackerman (1893–1977) Collection, 1936; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), 2149, vol. 3, pl. 1089L.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.