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Asian Art

Susani embroidered cloth

19th century

Cotton, plain weave, suzani embroidery in silk thread

59 1/4 × 52 1/4 in. (150.5 × 132.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5243
Geography: 
Kazakhstan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Kazakhi, Islamic
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Loretta N Staples, A Sense of Pattern: Textile Masterworks from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1981), 37, no. 31, ill.

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