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Belt fragment

Palestinian
1779


Object Place: Palestine

Dimensions

114.5 x 7.3 cm (45 1/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.348

Medium or Technique

Silk, cotton and gold-colored metallic thread figure weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Geometric motifs. Lozenge rows alternating with three sets of paired cartouches bearing the Greek inscriptions “Holy city Jerusalem… A.D. 1779.” Yellow, blue, green and white silk warp yarns; green cotton and metallic weft yarns. Badly worn in spots. See 43.421.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection