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Tent hanging

Algerian


Accession Number

RES.13.59

Medium or Technique

Wool, weft-faced plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tent hanging with fine white wool warps, heavier wool wefts. White ground, grouped stripes of red, green, yellow and black. Stripes are widely spaced in the center, close together at ends (different pattern at each end). Large tassels at ends, tied together with wrapped cords.

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