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Asian Art

Long shawl of wool twill tapestry

1870s

Wool, interlocking twill tapestry, pieced construction.

144 × 56 1/2 in. (365.8 × 143.5 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1939.641
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

The Kashmir Shawl, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 32, no. 19, ill.

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