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Robe

Near Eastern
19th–20th century


Dimensions

138.5 cm (54 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.992

Medium or Technique

Silk; tapestry-woven

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Aba, made of two loom widths, seamed horizontally. Pale blue silk and gold yarns, tapestry-woven. Front shows wide stripes with triangles between them, at selvedges: upper section of back shows also two large inverted triangles over shoulder blades. Square back of neck, wide straight opening in front; upper sections edged with gold embroidery. A few brown and black stains.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts