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Scarf. Woven in plain weave in silk and wool. Central section has very narrow stripes of purple and yellow. At each end a wide yellow border with widely spaced narrow stripes of white and purple, and on the ends two borders similar to the central field. Long braided fringe with tassels in yellow...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Newbold

Near Eastern, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk and Wool; woven, blanket stitch


Textiles and Fashion Arts