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Tent hanging

Algerian


Accession Number

RES.13.60

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry weave

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tapestry woven tent hanging with fine white wool warps, heavier wool wefts. White center field with red stripes; at each end, a band of red and green camels(?) on white ground, with border of blue and black checkerboard squares, followed by fine stripes of blue, black, green, yellow and brown on red.

Provenance

About 1893, purchased in Algeria by Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop; 1913, gift of the Lothrops to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thorton K. Lothrop