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Asian Art

Sari of resist dyed and printed brocaded cotton

19th century

Cotton, brocaded, printed, gold thread

404 1/2 × 44 in. (1027.4 × 111.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5385
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, possibly purchased in Tanjore, India in 1935; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Sir George Watt, Indian Art at Delhi, 1903, exh. cat. (Calcutta, India: Superintendent of government printing, India, 1903), 266.

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