Asian Art

Fragment of a Tent Panel with a Hunting Scene

mid-16th century

Silk and cut and voided velvet with metal foil

18 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (46 x 46 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.4624
Culture: 
Persian, Iranian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1732)
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Bought of Dr. Hirsch in 1935.

Bibliography: 

David Ake Sensabaugh and Susan B. Matheson, “Ada Small Moore: Collector and Patron,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2002): 31–49.

Kishwar Rizvi, “Art History and the Nation: Arthur Upham Pope and the Discourse on ‘Persian Art’ in the Early 20th Century,” Muquarnas: Journal of Islamic Art and Architecture 24 (2007): 45–65.

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