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Piece of silk

Egyptian
Late 19th century


Findspot: Cairo, Egypt

Dimensions

27 x 55 cm (10 5/8 x 21 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .55 x .27

Accession Number

76.662

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Groups of stripes of herringbone design in blue and white, and red and yellow are separated by plain white stripes. Similar design to 1876.669 and 1876.656.

Provenance

Gift of Emil Brugsch, Commissioner. From Egypt to the Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia

Credit Line

Gift of Emil Brugsch