Curtain

Algerian


Dimensions

326 x 134 cm (128 3/8 x 52 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.34 x 3.26 not including fringe

Accession Number

27.177

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Three strips of lined gauze connected by strips of ribbon, yellow, orange, white, pink, and violet sewed together. Design of crude disconnected palmettes embroidered with violet, cream and bluish silk in flat and eyelet stiches. Tarnished gilt fringe sewed on bottom. Worn and mended.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection