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Asian Art

Vest of fancy gauze and tinsel

19th century

Silk gauze and tinsel

Height of vest in back: 18 1/16 in. (45.8 cm)
bottom of vest: 34 1/16 in. (86.5 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1939.656
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Samuel Fyzee Rahamin (1880 - 1964); purchased in 1939 by Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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