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Panel

Albanian or Yugoslavian
19th century


Object Place: Albania or Yugoslavia

Dimensions

38 x 121 cm (14 15/16 x 47 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.226

Medium or Technique

Cotton; weaving, brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Dark blue cotton ground with silk warp, decorated with geometric motifs in polychrome silks and metal yarns. Pattern arranged in bands of varying widths: the wide cotton-ground bands show brocaded ornaments; narrow bands are all silk in red or green or metal or dark blue cotton shot with silk or metal. Worn (especially metals). Both selvedges remain. Hem at each end.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Phillips Ketchum