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Asian Art

Shawl with interlocking twill tapestry borders

1870s or 1880s

Goat fleece, Interlocking twill tapestry, loom woven and embroidered

55 1/2 × 120 5/16 in. (141 × 305.6 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5263
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
India, Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

The Kashmir Shawl, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), no. 7, fig. 7.

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