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Fragment of a girdle

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Green silk ground on which may be seen the remains of a powdering of small flower and leaf forms and a design suggesting a mirhab and steps woven with yellow, red, violet and black silk. Much worn and patched.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Moroccan, 18th–19th century


16 x 30 cm (6 5/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .30 x .16

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts