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Girdle

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Girdle. Ground half white, half dark violet. Conventionalized cone and sprig motif, repeated in staggered rows, woven wtih ornage, pink, blue, green, white and black cottons. Touches of orange silk near center. Two bands of gold or gold and black ornament near end on white ground. Long fringes...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard

Moroccan, 19th century

Object Place

Morocco

Dimensions

14.3 x 181.5 cm (5 5/8 x 71 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.493

Medium or Technique

Cotton and brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes