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The ground is pale blue silk shading toward dark neutral green at one end; at the other end are four cords; a design of small conventionalized floral forms woven with yellow, pink, green, black and white silk is powdered over the surface; two small sections are woven with gold thread in a different...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Moroccan, 18th century (?)


15.6 x 91 cm (6 1/8 x 35 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .91 x .156

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Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts