Textile Fragment with Motifs from the Story of Khosrow and Shirin


Silk; tapestry weave


8 1/4 × 10 3/4 in. (20.96 × 27.31 cm)

Credit Line

Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore

Accession Number



Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)


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Lillie P. Bliss (1864 - 1931), New York; Asia Institute, New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955) New York; gift in 1951 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

  • Arthur Upham Pope and Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), 2097, vol. 3, pl. 1042.
  • Nancy Andrews Reath and Eleanor B. Sachs, Persian Textiles and Their Technique from the Sixth to the Eighteenth Centuries, Including a System for General Textile Classification (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1937), pl. 40.

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fragments, textiles

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