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Asian Art

Cover

late 18th century

Silk embroidery on plain weave cotton

43 × 24 in. (109.22 × 60.96 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1938.337
Culture: 
Caucasian, Iranian, Islamic, Azerbaijani
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Jennifer Wearden, “Azerbaijanian Embroideries: A Synthesis of Contrasts,” Hali no. 59 (October 1991): 102–11.

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