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Asian Art

Embroidered trimming from a dress

19th century

The pieces consist of the collar, front, sleeves and borders of a woman's dress

Borders 3 1/2-4 in. wide, 25 3/4 , 14 3/4, 9, 8, 8, long Front 19 1/2 in high, sleeves 15 in long
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.100
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
19th century
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.

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