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Bed cover

Albanian
1800–50


Object Place: Albania

Dimensions

153 x 274 cm (60 1/4 x 107 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.164

Medium or Technique

Woven cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fine cotton ground, very open tabby weave. Pattern produced by interweaving heavy twisted white cotton yarns which in places produces openwork patterns. Center area decorated with bands of simple lines and checks; at each end a wide border showing narrower bands with lozenges and other forms. Twisted warp fringe at each end. Made of three loom widths seamed. Cotton browned; several brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes