Requires Photography

Tent hanging

Algerian
possibly mid-19th century


Object Place: Algeria

Accession Number

RES.13.58

Medium or Technique

Brocaded wool tapestry weave

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven wool tent hanging with red ground, primarily green patterning, with bands and spot motifs of brocading in white, black, ocher and blue.

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