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Piece of silk

North African, possibly


Dimensions

37 x 92 cm (14 9/16 x 36 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .92 x .37

Accession Number

09.132

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A strip of red silk woven with a diaper design; across one end is a broad yellow stripe, on which are marks suggesting arabic letters. Above and below this stripe are groups of narrow stripes woven with red, white, light yellow, and green silk. Much stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection