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Fragment of a girdle

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One half the ground is light bluish green, the other half a light neutral pink; a design of small conventional floral forms is powdered on the green ground woven with yellow, blue, black, pinkish violet and reddish violet silk; on the pink ground is a design in compartments woven with reddish...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Moroccan, 18th century (?)


7 x 193 cm (2 3/4 x 76 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.93 x .07

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts