Weaving, possibly an apron?

Near Eastern
19th century


Dimensions

80.2 x 119 cm (31 9/16 x 46 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.989

Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular piece, with narrow strip sewn along one end. Tabby-woven ground of dark blue ailk with occasional yellow warps forming fine strips; inserted into this are tapestry-woven ornaments showing chevrons, discs and narrow bars. At one end, narrow strip of blue and yellow ground fabric sewn on. Warp fringe at one end of this piece and along far end of larger piece.

Credit Line

Gift of High School Scholarship Classes of Fine Arts