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Fragment of a girdle

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The ground is woven with cream colored silk shading to pale blue; on it is a design of palm or pear forms woven with violet, reddish violet, yellow and white silk; in one place the design changes suddenly to a floral design.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Moroccan,

Dimensions

16 x 21 cm (6 5/16 x 8 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .21+ x .16+

Accession Number

22.108

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes