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Scarf

Egyptian
19th century


Dimensions

62.5 x 247.5 cm (24 5/8 x 97 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.475 x .625

Accession Number

85.16

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black silk; sewed to each end are deep borders made up of bnads of geometrical patterns and conventional flower and bird forms. Woven with bright yellow, light and dark blue, deep red, and white silk. On the sides are bands of plain red and blue, separated by bands of geometrical designs of yellow and blue, and white and red. In the middle of the sides are inserted pieces of simioar weaving but of light and dark blue, red and white. Tassels on ends.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Hooper