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Fragment of a girdle

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The ground is dull green silk; the design, suggestive of mirhabs with steps leading up to them, is woven with yellow, pink, violet and white silk; a section is woven with gold thread in a different design. Worn and patched.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Moroccan, 18th century


16.5 x 55 cm (6 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .55 x .165

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts