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Asian Art

Shawl of embroidered chevron twill

19th century

Goat fleece, twill with silk embroidery

120 3/8 × 56 in. (305.8 × 142.2 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5265
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857) or later
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

The Kashmir Shawl, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 32, no. 15, ill.

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