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Asian Art

Towel of cotton cloth, embroidered

19th century

Warp and weft fine cotton loosely woven

50 1/8 × 21 5/8 in. (127.3 × 55 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1938.362
Geography: 
Turkey
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Turkish, Islamic
Period: 
Ottoman period (1299–1922)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York, purchased between Mount Ida and Troy, Turkey, to 1938; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Simon T. James, The Excavations at Dura-Europos,1928 to 1937: Final Report VII, 7 (London: The British Museum Press, 2004).

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.