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Long narrow silk scarf

Long narrow silk scarf woven with white warp and blue weft in plain cloth; near each end, a band of checkerboard formed by blue weft floats; at end a band with only warps floating loose and then narrow band woven with red weft.

Credit Line

Gif of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn

Egyptian, First quarter 20th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; woven


Textiles and Fashion Arts