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Asian Art

Length of twill cut velvet, chine

18th century

Pile warps in stripes, red, white, black, green, each with a chine pattern of flowers

88 × 42 in. (223.5 × 106.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.85
Geography: 
Iran
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722), Zand dynasty (1751–94)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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.

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