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Asian Art

Warp and weft twill interlocking tapestry

17th century

Twill, interlocking tapestry

51 × 54 in. (129.54 × 137.16 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5249
Culture: 
Iranian, Islamic
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Madam Zara, Berlin; acquired by Arthur Uphan Pope in 1934; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; 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), 2154, vol. 3, pl. 1093.

Loretta N Staples, A Sense of Pattern: Textile Masterworks from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1981), 30, no. 24, ill.

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