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Asian Art

Two fragments of brocaded satin

12th–13th century

Satin

a: 6 1/4 × 11 9/16 in. (15.9 × 29.4 cm)
b: 8 1/4 × 16 in. (21 × 40.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1939.633
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
12th–13th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Said to have been found at Bibi Shahr Banu in 1925; purchased through Arthur Upham Pope (1881–1969) in October 1939 by 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), 2021, 2040, no. 49, vol. 3, fig. 654.

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.