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Asian Art

Long shawl, interlocking twill tapestry

1820 –50

Wool, interlocking twill tapestry, loom woven

129 1/4 × 56 3/4 in. (328.3 × 144.1 cm)
Gift of Miss Jane Van Vleck
1945.121
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
India, Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Jane Van Vleck; gift in 1945 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

The Kashmir Shawl, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 32, 34, no. 16, ill.

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