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Scarf

Balkan
18th–19th century


Dimensions

176 x 32 cm (69 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .32 x 1.76 not including fringe

Accession Number

31.879

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: heavy cotton. Design: deep border at each end with solid geometric pattern worked to look the same on each side with brilliant orange red, and smaller quantities of pinkish red, green, blue, yellow and silk and black wool, along sides narrow borders worked with red and black wool. Made up of three pieces sewed together, fringe sewed across each end.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton