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Piece of silk

Egyptian
19th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 26 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (68 x 40 cm)

Accession Number

85.25

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A blue ribbon in the middle of which is a wide stripe formed of a group of many narrower stripes, on three of which are woven geometrical designs. The colors are bright red, bright yellow, light and dark blue. On each side of this ribbon are sewed narrow ribbons of pink, yellow, gray, green and white and violet.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection