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Girdle

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Girdle. Ground half white, half violet. Conventionalized floral ornament in geometric repeat in gold, pink and orange yarns on violet ground. Larger floral units in red, aqua, orange, blue and neutral violet silks on white ground. A wide and narrow band of geometric ornament in gold, orange,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard

Moroccan, 19th century

Object Place

Morocco

Dimensions

184.5 cm (72 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.495

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes