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Asian Art

Length of compound satin from a tomb cover

18th century

Satin, silk, jacqard loom woven

107 1/4 × 27 in. (272.42 × 68.58 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5509
Geography: 
Made in Turkey
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Turkish, Islamic
Period: 
Ottoman period (1299–1922)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York purchased in Istanbul in 1936-7; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Isabelle Errera, Catalogue d’etoffes anciennes et modernes decrites, 3rd ed. (Brussels: Musees royaux d’art et d’histoire, 1927), no. 323.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.