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Asian Art

Compound twill

Compound twill, silk

19 13/16 × 30 5/16 in. (50.4 × 77 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4620
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
11th–12th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

From the Rayy graves, 1925.; Arthur Upham Pope (1881–1969) and Phyllis Ackerman (1893–1977) Collection, 1932 ; Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), 2023, 2042, vol. 3; vol. 6, pl. 922B.

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