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Asian Art

Border of a shemakha

18th century

Wool

18 3/4 × 38 1/16 in. (47.7 × 96.6 cm)
Gift of Arthur Pope and Phyllis Ackerman
1944.68
Geography: 
Possibly Iran
Possibly Caucasus
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian, or Caucasian, Islamic
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Arthur Upham Pope (1881–1969) and Phyllis Ackerman (1893–1977), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1945

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