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Asian Art

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mid-18th century

Silk embroidery on plain weave cotton, musaif embroidery

34 1/2 × 31 1/4 in. (87.63 × 79.38 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5210
Culture: 
Islamic, Azerbaijani
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Arthur Upham Pope (1881–1969) and Phyllis Ackerman (1893–1977) Collection, 1936 ; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York #140B; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), 2159, vol. 3, 1098.

Jennifer Wearden, “Azerbaijanian Embroideries: A Synthesis of Contrasts,” Hali no. 59 (October 1991): 102–11, fig. 13, 15–16.

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