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Fragment of a girdle

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The ground is blue silk, the design, of which only a small portion can be seen, consists of conventionalized flower and leaf forms woven with orange silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Moroccan, 18th–19th century

Dimensions

11 x 21 cm (4 5/16 x 8 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .21 x .11

Accession Number

22.176

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes