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Asian Art

Square shawl of interlocking twill tapestry

1860s

Wool, interlocked twill weave, patchwork sewn, embroidered

75 × 78 3/4 in. (190.5 × 200 cm)
Bequest of Louise Wallace Hackney
1945.433
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Louise Wallace Hackney (died 1945); beqeathed in 1945 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

The Kashmir Shawl, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 15–16, 20, 32, 34, no. 17, fig. 7.

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