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Aba, man's coat

Woven with silk and silver. Deep pinkish red stripes separated from each other and from white and silver stripes by narrow blue and white ones. The red stripes are detailed with elongated arrowheads of light green and silver. Running down from the back of the shoulder is one long silver point...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Syrian, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; tapestry


Textiles and Fashion Arts