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Asian Art

Mat made up of compound cloth trimming bands.

18th century

Five widths of one pattern are sewed together and a second design is used as border around the edge

13 15/16 × 11 9/16 in. (35.4 × 29.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1945.359
Geography: 
Iran
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722), Zand dynasty (1751–94)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Liberty, London; Needle and Bobbin Club sale, New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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