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Metal purl (partially in raisedwork), glass beads, spangles, metal strips and metallic yarns on a tan cotton ground. A pair of angels or peris wearing long skirts and high boots, one holding a floral fan (?), the other a fly whisk(?). They stand on either side of a kneeling camel which bears a...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick, October 23, 1951

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

North African, possibly, or the Near East,

Object Place

North Africa or the Near East (possibly)

Accession Number

51.2459

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery/Beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles