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Piece of Mesopotamian silk and galloon

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Repeating 13cm arabesque motif (stylized script?) woven in burnt orange on a faded green/yellow background.

Provenance

By 1933, Herman A. Elsberg (b. 1869 - d. 1938), New York; 1933, sold by Elsberg to the MFA for $14,500 [see note 1]. (Accession date: March 7, 1933) NOTES: [1] Purchased with MFA 33.371 for $14,500.

Credit Line

Ellen Page Hall Fund

Mesopotamian?,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 55.5 x 6 cm

Accession Number

33.372

Medium or Technique

Silk

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles