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Near Eastern
19th century


113.9 x 110.5 cm (44 13/16 x 43 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and Wool; woven, blanket stitch

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World



Scarf. Woven in plain weave in silk and wool. Central section has very narrow stripes of purple and yellow. At each end a wide yellow border with widely spaced narrow stripes of white and purple, and on the ends two borders similar to the central field. Long braided fringe with tassels in yellow and red silks at both ends. Ends turned under and sewn with blanket stitch. Selvedge on both sides. Spotted.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Newbold