Fragment of a girdle

Moroccan
18th century


Dimensions

16.5 x 55 cm (6 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .55 x .165

Accession Number

22.90

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is dull green silk; the design, suggestive of mirhabs with steps leading up to them, is woven with yellow, pink, violet and white silk; a section is woven with gold thread in a different design. Worn and patched.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection