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Asian Art

Length of compound twill

16th century

Silk twill weave

18 3/4 × 12 3/4 in. (47.6 × 32.4 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1952.52.2
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Arthur Upham Pope (1881–1969) and Phyllis Ackerman (1893–1977) Collection, 1936; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), 2092–93, vol. 3, fig. 678.

Phyllis Ackerman, Guide to the Exhibition of Persian Art, 2, exh. cat. (New York: The Iranian Institue, 1940), 184, no. 52.

“The Bulletin of the Needle and Bobbin Club,” The Bulletin of the Needle and Bobbin Club 36 (1952): 8.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.