Albanian or Yugoslavian
Object Place: Albania or Yugoslavia
38 x 121 cm (14 15/16 x 47 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton; weaving, brocade
Not On View
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.
Gift of Mrs. Phillips Ketchum