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Scarf

Near Eastern
19th century


Dimensions

114.2 x 114.4 cm (44 15/16 x 45 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1071

Medium or Technique

Silk and Wool; woven

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Scarf - Woven in plain weave in silk and wool. Central section has very narrow stripes in reddish-purple and gold. At each end a wide gold border with widely spaced narrow stripes of white and red and on the ends two borders similar to the central field. Long twisted fringe with tassels in rust colored silk at each end. Selvedge on both sides.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Newbold