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Fragment of a girdle

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The ground is green silk shading from dark to light; the dark green is powdered with conventionalized floral forms; on the light green is a design suggestive of mirhabs with steps leading up to them; woven with pink, violet, yellow, gray and white silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Moroccan, 18th century


16 x 47 cm (6 5/16 x 18 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .47 x .16

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts