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Asian Art

Fragment of coarse cotton cloth resist dyed

8th century

Cotton, resist dyed or stencilled

5 1/2 × 7 13/16 in. (14 × 19.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1942.99
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Nara period (710–94 C.E.)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Said to have come from the Horyuji Temple, Ikaruga, Japan; Yamanaka & Co., New York liquidation sale; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; gift in 1942 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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