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Scarf

North African


Dimensions

81 x 231 cm (31 7/8 x 90 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.31 x .81

Accession Number

01.6283

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

In the middle are various stripes of geometrical ornament, woven with yellow, white, green, pink and black silk, and gold thread. On both ends are borders of conventional plants and birds. On the sides are borders of deep pink, flanked by narrower borders of plain and fancy weave. The warp threads are left loose to form a fringe.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection