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Piece of silk

A strip of red silk woven with a diaper design; across one end is a broad yellow stripe, on which are marks suggesting arabic letters. Above and below this stripe are groups of narrow stripes woven with red, white, light yellow, and green silk. Much stained.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

North African, possibly,

Accession Number

09.132

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles