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Asian Art

End and side borders of a shawl

ca. 1800

Goat fleece, interlocked twill tapestry, loom woven

Large Border: 10 1/4 × 51 1/2 in. (26 × 130.8 cm) Small Border: 3/4 × 48 in. (1.9 × 121.9 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.98
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
India, Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Mrs. Henry Markoe Collection; Asia Institute, New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

The Kashmir Shawl, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 20, 22, 30, no. 6, fig. 9.

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.