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Silk of dark and light yellow stripes on which are sewed three square medallions of dark violet and white silk. These squares are cut from piece of silk on which was an all-over design of symmetrical, conventional plant forms.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Eastern Mediterranean,


Height x width (a): 24 7/16 x 7 7/8 in. (62 x 20 cm) Height x width (b): 26 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (68 x 26 cm) Height x width (c): 13 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. (34 x 15.5 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Compound silk weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts