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Pillowslip

The ground is of dull pink and is covered with an all-over design of diamonds and lines of brown and white grass. Part of the design has a pile like velvet. Lined with natural-colored grass, which is woven with a few brown and red grasses. Said to be embroidered, in the register.

Provenance

Lot #35

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

African,

Accession Number

04.259

Medium or Technique

Grass cloth

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles