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Piece of silk

Egyptian
19th century


Dimensions

80 x 59 cm (31 1/2 x 23 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .59 x .80

Accession Number

85.27

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Violet, yellow, blue, deep cream, and light brown and cream ribbons, sewed together. In the middle a wide blue ribbon with red stripes in which are woven geometrical designs in yellow, white, green and red silk. Worn and soiled.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection