Fragment of a girdle

Moroccan
18th century


Dimensions

16 x 47 cm (6 5/16 x 18 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .47 x .16

Accession Number

22.89

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The ground is green silk shading from dark to light; the dark green is powdered with conventionalized floral forms; on the light green is a design suggestive of mirhabs with steps leading up to them; woven with pink, violet, yellow, gray and white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection