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"Soumak" Technique. Warp: neutral yellow wool. Pattern weft colored wool; extra weft, white silk. Design: wide and narrow bands of geometric ornament, woven with pink blue, green, white, dark brown, and a little yellow wool. Silk weft shows where dark brown wool is worn.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Caucasian, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 43.5 x 37 cm (17 1/8 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.441

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes